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RoosevElvis NY show thru 11/3‏

Sun Oct 13, 2013 4:51 pm ... -4399930-e


5:00 p.m. every Sun. until November 3 @ Bushwick Starr
8:00 p.m. every Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri., Sat. until November 3


Four-time winners of the Fringe First Award in Edinburgh, Scotland, The TEAM is known for challenging, fiercely intelligent works that examine the heart of America, from an exploration of post-Katrina New Orleans starring Scarlett O’Hara to a musical about capitalism. This time, they come to the Bushwick Starr with RoosevElvis (pronounced “Rose-of-Elvis”), a story of Ann, a female slaughterhouse worker in South Dakota who awakes one morning to the feeling that she has no gender. As she and her lover set off for Graceland, two of America’s most legendary men, Elvis and Theodore Roosevelt, battle over Ann’s confused soul. Rachel Chavkin directs the surreal adventure.
— By Angela Ashman
Price: $25

OCT 11 - NOV 3

Tuesdays - Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 5pm

PREVIEWS OCT 8-10 at 8pm

*Special benefit performance on 10/12 at 7pm

Preview Tickets: $20
General Admission: $25
$18 Artist Night every Wednesday of the run with code: ARTIST
(limited quantity available, first come first served!)

On a hallucinatory road trip from the Badlands to Graceland, the spirits of Elvis Presley and Theodore Roosevelt battle over the soul of Ann, a painfully shy meat-processing plant worker, and what kind of man or woman she should become. Set against the boundless blue skies of the Great Plains and endless American highway, RoosevElvis is a new work about gender, appetite, and the multitudes we contain.

Directed by Rachel Chavkin

Starring: Libby King* and Kristen Sieh*

RoosevElvis was written by Director Rachel Chavkin, Associate Director Jake Margolin, and Performers King and Sieh in collaboration with Nick Vaughan (Scenic Design), Joe Cantalupo (Lighting and Video Design), Matt Hubbs (Sound Design). Costume Design by Kristen Sieh. Footage shot by Andrew Schneider.

10/12: RoosevElvis Premiere Party
Cocktails at 6pm
Performance at 7pm
Join us before the show for cocktails, and stay after to celebrate! Open bar, fantastic company, and city views from The Bushwick Starr's rooftop farm will follow the performance. All proceeds benefit the TEAM.

With your ticket purchase for 10/20, you will be automatically entered into an awesome raffle for a chance to win: a Bushwick Starr T-shirt, Mission Drift Merchandise from the TEAM, or two Super Vouchers to the American Natural History Museum.

Join us on Halloween for some Elvis tunes, video footage, and the King's favorite food: PB and banana sandwiches!

As always, we are pleased to offer all our ticket holders a free drink ticket from our local sponsors: The Sampler Bar on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. Mominette French Bistro on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.