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?!: New Works 2024 – Night 15

April 25

$20 – $50

The Brick presents
?!: New Works 2024 – Night 15
featuring Rawya El Chab, Hillary Gao, Shan Fahey, Annie White & Johnny Butler
April 25, 2024

The spiritual successor to The Exponential Festival?!:New Works features a veritable slew of experiment(al)(ing) artists from a variety of disciplines presenting brand new work. Working it out. With each other. With you.

The Union by Rawya El Chab

April 24 & 25

The Union is an interactive performance inspired from “A Simple Sabotage Field Manual.” The document, recently declassified by the CIA, was used during the second world war to provide US sympathizers, in the heart of Nazi Germany, with the tools to sabotage the Nazi war machine without getting caught. By going over these few pages, it is hard not to come to the realization that we have witnessed these methods in action in our own grassroots organizations.  

The Union simulates a general assembly, and invites the audience/workers to take a collective decision and work together against the management. But “Union” is easier said than done!

Mixing Buffooneries, whimsical characters, and songs in a game show atmosphere, The Union wants us to catch the Saboteur within. 

Featuring: Sophia Moussa & Elsa Saadeh

Find them: @rawya-elchab

9 Pigeons by Hillary Gao – April 12 & 25

On the stage, in a line stands 9 pigeons. From left to right their names are: 9, 7, 5, 3, 1, 2, 4, 6, and 8. They think they are flying south to Cancun for vacation.


Performers: Sharon Sakai, Celine AbdallahGus MahoneyMiranda KangAllison BrooksRita LiuNicholas Bethencourt, Lizzy LiuMary Ann Odete
Co-Director: Josephine Chiang (@josephineyuting)

Movement Consultant: Celine Abdallah

Poster designed by Lucy Chi (@fruitpasta_)

Cw: mentions of violence

Find them: @hillarywgao

Blanch VS. Hamlet by Shan Fahey

April 21 & 25

Shan Fahey (a Clown) plays both Blanche Dubois (A Streetcar named Desire) and Hamlet (Hamlet) in a comedic duel of the century. 

Performed by Shan Fahey

Written & Adapted by Shan Fahey & Julia Mounsey

Directed by Julia Mounsey

cw: nudity, suicide

Find them: @shanfahey and @momgrab

Those Eyes, How Familiar They Seem by Annie White & Johnny Butler – April 13 & 25

The face in the misty lights

Footsteps that you hear down the hall

The laugh that floats on a summer night

Those eyes, how familiar they seem

That was Laura, but she’s only a dream

Created by Annie White and Johnny Butler

Choreography by Annie White

Music by Johnny Butler

Photo by Ed Brookline

Find them: @__anniewhite__ @johnnybutlermusic


The Brick is a 501(c)(3) non-profit. We rely on the generosity of our patrons. Consider giving a tax-deductible donation today to help make The Brick a sustainable hub of experimental performance for many years to come. Donate Here or Join Our Patreon

A Note on Accessibility: The Brick has trigger warnings posted in the space for each show for you to check if you so choose. If you would rather ask questions in advance of being in the space or would like to enter in advance of house opening due to our seating not being assigned, please reach out to theresa@bricktheater.com.

Mask Policy: The Brick strongly encourages but does not require masks for audience members. We are in ongoing conversation with our artists and audiences as we continue to adapt our covid policies and it is subject to change at any time. Thank you.


April 25
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$20 – $50


Brick Theater
579 Metropolitan Ave
Brooklyn, 11211 United States
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