Abrons Arts Center presents the NYC premiere of two monologues by Aaron Landsman. More…
In 'Empathy School,' an out-of-work bus driver (Jim Findlay) shares a layered, immersive story during an overnight ride through rural Illinois. Rough music, played live by composer Brent Green and his cohorts, creaks and throbs. 'Love Story,' performed by Frank Harts, is about a disappearing city, two people navigating it, and a fidgety, obsessive follower.
See it if you are moved by honest probing work free of cheap, manipulative plots. Journey to the crossroads of performance, heart, and smarts.
Don't see it if you don't want to see the thrilling promise of 21c theater that can soulfully shake, challenge, and move you w/o deceit and fakey sentiment.