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?!: New Works 2024 – Night 5

April 13

$20 – $50

The Brick presents
?!: New Works 2024 – Night 5
featuring Leonie Bell, Annie White & Johnny Butler, Allyson Dwyer, Alex Beige, Sarah Doh, Isabella Oliva & Karen Xia, Ring Yuqi Yang & Lynn Hodeib
April 13, 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.

Morgen bin ich wieder da by Leonie Bell – April 12 & 13

Early mornings Belated mournings

Surprise house guests Little jigs Big drama

A series of theatrical vignettes

featuring looper songs

pocket projector play +

cassette tape sound

Created + performed by Leonie Bell


Find them: leoniebell.org, @leonbellstein

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

Plato’s Gooncave by Allyson Dwyer – April 13 & 14

Plato was reborn in the 1980s and grew up on a steady diet of badass cyberpunk. Now it’s 2024 and he’s a gooner trapped in his gooncave. Can Plato find the courage to escape… does he even want to?

Written by Allyson Dwyer

Directed by Reuven Glezer

Featuring Justin Anselmi with the voice of Theresa Buchheister

Sound and Prop Designer Hannah Birch Carl

Image Credit: Nick Simko

cw: frank discussions of sexuality and porn consumption, suggested nudity

Find them: @peachplumpearpeachplum,  @doctorwhovago, @justinanselmi @buchheistertheresa

Fully-Automated Luxury ADHD Simulation by Alex Beige, Sarah Doh, Isabella Oliva, & Karen Xia – April 12 & 13

This fully-automated, immersive neurodiversity simulation is meant to replicate some of the the interpersonal and intrapersonal experiences of ADHD. Sit back, become unable to relax, and enjoy the moment—you won’t be able to remember it thirty minutes from now anyway 😎

Written by Alex Beige, Sarah Doh, Isabella Oliva, Karen Xia

Performed by Alex Beige, Sarah Doh, Isabella Oliva, Karen Xia

cw: strobes, loud noises

Find them: @virtually.alex.beige, @darahsoh, @khali_sykes, @karenxia8

Directed by Rachel Resnik

Created & Performed by Ring Yuqi Yang, Lynn Hodeib & Luis Felicano

Clown-devised ritual-playtime
Two moonstruck monk(ey)s attempt to transcend.
for real, f̫̂̀o̫r̍ rè͉͓aͫl!!
T͗͢͝RĂ͍̍NS̘͊CE̯͋̂ND..̊. OR ..̺̾.DI̘ͦ͗͠E̝̙͠!!͕!!̈́͝Æ

Creative Consultant: Andrew HurstCasey Woodall;
CW: smoke/incense, partial nudity, possibility of force-feeding.


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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 13
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$20 – $50


Brick Theater
579 Metropolitan Ave
Brooklyn, 11211 United States
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