Coming this October at The Bushwick Starr: an analogue elegy to the Camcorder 1980s, Girls Track & Field, and the consecrated American High School, Miles for Mary documents the planning and execution of a 24 hour public access telethon, organized by the Garrison High School Phys Ed Department. Across subcommittee sessions, self-help tutorials, and debating the origins of time, The Mad Ones assemble a bittersweet missive about endurance and surrender.
Pumped for year 2 as Ars Nova's company in residence. The residency comes with Ars Nova's unwavering support and the commission of a new piece specifically for Ars Nova.
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"HEARTY PARTY A chicken, a mermaid, a sad clown and a Navajo chief crowd a motel room in New Mexico, boozing and dancing and bobbing for apples. Riotous and melancholy, this Halloween bacchanal at the close of the Mad Ones’ The Essential Straight & Narrow lets the good times roll and then, as evening collapses into morning, the bad ones, too."-ALEXIS SOLOSKI
Photo Top: The Essential Straight & Narrow/ Fitz Patton/Chance Magazine, Photo Bottom: The Mad Ones / Self Portrait