Talk to Paulie

“Talk To Paulie” is an interview show featuring the great artists, intellectuals, thinkers and doers that give our city and our borough much of its inimitable vitality. Each half-hour episode typically focuses on a single guest, often a theatre artist, visual artist, author, intellectual, activist, outlaw, and/or ingrate — representing the whole spectrum of intense beings that make New York what it is. Interviews will often be linked to an upcoming event related to the work of the guest: say, the publication of a book, the release of an album, the opening of a film, or a theatre or art show. “Talk To Paulie” plugs its audience into cool cultural happenings that are under, over or on the radar.

Produced and engineered by Bart Warshaw.

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Christina Masciotti’s Social Security (world premiere)
February 25 – March 14, 2015
The Bushwick Starr

Paul Lazar directed the world premiere of a new work by critically acclaimed playwright Christina Masciotti about a widowed pretzel factory worker whose yearning for ordinary human companionship only drives her further into danger.


New York Theatre Workshop

Following his revelatory production of Ingmar Bergman’s Scenes from a Marriage, the internationally acclaimed director Ivo van Hove returns to New York Theatre Workshop with a new production, Lazarus, by David Bowie and Enda Walsh. Mr. Walsh makes his return to NYTW after the successful run of Once. Lazarus features songs specially composed for this production by Mr. Bowie as well as new arrangements of previously recorded songs. Lazarus, inspired by the 1963 novel The Man Who Fell to Earth by Walter Tevis, centers on the character of Thomas Newton, famously portrayed by Mr. Bowie in the 1976 screen adaptation directed by Nicolas Roeg. Choreography by Annie-B Parson.

The Snow Falls in the Winter
Martha Graham Dance Company

“The Snow Falls in the Winter has always been a favorite, yet rarely performed, piece of mine. I am fascinated by Ionesco who called theater “embarrassing”— he liked his theater dry and straight up. I see this exchange with the MGDC as almost a quickening. The process of sharing it with the Company, a group of dancers trained in an entirely different tradition, from a different family tree in the forest of dance, excites me as a meeting of the minds (bodies in this case), and I relish the thoughts of this exchange.” – Annie-B Parson

Here Lies Love

HERE LIES LOVE is the revolutionary musical experience from David Byrne and Fatboy Slim that\’s being called “A LIFE-GIVING, ROOF-RAISING, BOOTY-SHAKING BLAST OF PURE JOY!” (Vogue). This thrillingly immersive show retraces the astonishing journey of Filipina First Lady Imelda Marcos from her meteoric rise to power to her descent into infamy and the People Power Revolution. An adrenaline-fueled, 360-degree multimedia spectacle, HERE LIES LOVE blends the passion of politics with heart-pounding dance beats for an exhilarating and completely unmissable event. Alex Timbers directs this never-seen-anything-like-it production with choreography by Annie-B Parson.

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