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Young Jean Lee

It's Basically A Feminism Party (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 01.30.2014 | Arts

Young Jean Lee, a playwright known for her unusual tactic of choosing the "worst idea possible" and running with it, has created a piece based on what...

Helping To Comfort: Young Jean Lee's We're Gonna Die Gets an Album

Shoshana Greenberg | Posted 11.03.2013 | Arts
Shoshana Greenberg

I have been walking the streets singing the phrase, "We're Gonna Die!" Trust me, I am not crazy

Laurie Anderson: Songs and Stories at River To River

NYC-ARTS | Posted 08.14.2013 | Arts
NYC-ARTS

Even if you're not particularly attuned to the experimental music scene, Laurie Anderson's hair, shocked into a pixie cut decades ago, and her creati...

Quit While You're Ahead!

The Huffington Post | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 09.14.2012 | Arts

13P’s motto, “We don’t develop plays. (We do them.)” lays bare their mission in just seven words. Tired of workshopping plays and holding ...

We're Gonna Die And It Will Be OK

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 11.13.2012 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

It is not comforting, or deep, but it is true, and it is universal. Whatever you believe happens after life, we are united in our collective forecast of death.

Is New York Still a Home for Artists? Or My Home... So to Speak?

Kalup Linzy | Posted 05.28.2012 | Arts
Kalup Linzy

Unlike my early days in New York, I no longer roam the boroughs attending opening after opening, party after party, all night conversations in some random artist loft/apartment/space (the after after party). It sounds great because it was great. It was also more distracting than inspiring.

What Would Hamlet, the Queen of Pop, Die Antwoord and Machiavelli Do Together?

Annie Fabricant | Posted 04.17.2012 | Arts
Annie Fabricant

As a theater maker, how do you generate toe-curling drama, excitement and intrigue for an audience whose hitherto experience of Hamlet is loaded with memories, associations and scrutiny?

UNTITLED Show Review: Young Jean Lee's UNTITLED FEMINIST SHOW

Bess Rowen | Posted 03.16.2012 | Arts
Bess Rowen

Seeing naked female bodies happens a great deal in theatre, but it is often in entirely gratuitous scenes, with flattering lighting, adhering to some sort of fetishized concept of female sensuality.

Theater: "Wonderlands" With A Thud; "Pinter" With A Purpose And Then You Die

Michael Giltz | Posted 06.18.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

WONDERLAND * out of **** BEING HAROLD PINTER ** 1/2 WE'RE GONNA DIE *** WONDERLAND * out of **** MARQUIS THEATRE The career of composer Frank Wildho...

Today's Pride and Prejudice: Racism All Around Us

George Heymont | Posted 06.04.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

Gone are the days when old-fashioned epithets like "schwarzer," "spic," and "kike" were enough to get you thrown out of polite company. Now you really...