Productions by Cohen New Works Festival, University of Texas

Apr. 15 - Apr. 16
M-T
Austin
Good Country by Cohen New Works Festival, University of Texas

Good Country
by Cohen New Works Festival, University of Texas

 

Good Country‚Äč is an opera based on the historical account Charley Parkhurst, a famous trans man in the California Gold Rush. Performed by opera ...

Apr. 10 - Apr. 13, 2017
M, W-Th
Austin
A Nervous Breakdown by Cohen New Works Festival, University of Texas

A Nervous Breakdown
by Cohen New Works Festival, University of Texas

"At the deepest level, the healing instinct and the creative instinct arise from a single source." - Rachel Naomi Remen. Join us for A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN ...

Apr. 10 - Apr. 14, 2017
M-F
Austin
Cohen New Works Festival by Cohen New Works Festival, University of Texas

Cohen New Works Festival
by Cohen New Works Festival, University of Texas

Presenting more than 30 new works to more than 7,000 attendees in five days.

The Cohen New Works Festival, presented by Broadway Bank, is ...

Apr. 16 - Apr. 17, 2015
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Austin
Life, Love and What I Lost by Cohen New Works Festival, University of Texas

Life, Love and What I Lost
by Cohen New Works Festival, University of Texas

Life, Love, and What I Lost is an original song cycle that explores the ups and downs of life as a twenty-something. Presented through a ...

Apr. 15 - Apr. 17, 2015
W, F
Austin
Henry Bishop by Cohen New Works Festival, University of Texas

Henry Bishop
by Cohen New Works Festival, University of Texas

Henry Bishop is a 30-minute piece that tells the story of Henry Bishop, a lonely centaur who has the body of a sheep instead of ...

Apr. 14 - Apr. 17, 2015
T-F
Austin
Rose Made Man by Cohen New Works Festival, University of Texas

Rose Made Man
by Cohen New Works Festival, University of Texas

The new opera Rose Made Man, a coming of age story of a trans man named Gabriel, is also a coming of gender story since ...

Apr. 14 - Apr. 17, 2015
T-F
Austin
Cohen New Works Festival, University of Texas

After: A Post-Gay Vaudeville
by Cohen New Works Festival, University of Texas

After: A Post-Gay Vaudeville (Sponsored by Faggot Dolls™) explores what it means to be a gay man in an imagined utopia with full marriage equality ...

Apr. 14 - Apr. 16, 2015
T, Th
Austin
Cohen New Works Festival, University of Texas

Life, Death and All That Nonsense
by Cohen New Works Festival, University of Texas

“Life, Death, and All That Nonsense” takes you on the journey of a young man who returns home to find his family had been murdered ...

Apr. 14 - Apr. 17, 2015
T-F
Austin
Cohen New Works Festival, University of Texas

The Missing Element
by Cohen New Works Festival, University of Texas

In a world where the elements on the periodic table have been shoved into tiny boxes of separation, characterization, and identification, unrest stirs amongst Groups ...

Apr. 13 - Apr. 17, 2015
M-T, Th-F
Austin
Cohen New Works Festival, University of Texas

Memoirdia dell'Arte
by Cohen New Works Festival, University of Texas

Beatrice’s father, Truffaldino, has just passed away. Now, it’s her responsibility to lay him to rest. The play puts the audience in the place of ...

Apr. 13 - Apr. 17, 2015
M-W, F
Austin
Pirandello by Cohen New Works Festival, University of Texas

Pirandello
by Cohen New Works Festival, University of Texas

Pirandello is a new musical that explores the life of famous Italian playwright Luigi Pirandello and his relationship with two influential women- his artistic muse ...

Apr. 13 - Apr. 17, 2015
M-T, Th-F
Austin
Cohen New Works Festival, University of Texas

Operation Istanbul
by Cohen New Works Festival, University of Texas

A international spy adventure play about star-crossed global love.  While on vacation in Istanbul, Reals, CIA femme-fatale, seduces a handsome mysterious man named Asan ...

Apr. 13 - Apr. 15, 2015
M-W
Austin
Emma When You Need Her by Cohen New Works Festival, University of Texas

Emma When You Need Her
by Cohen New Works Festival, University of Texas

In a world where a handful of rich men control the government, where women fight to control their bodies, where immigrants escaping war and poverty ...

Apr. 13 - Apr. 16, 2015
M-Th
Austin
Cohen New Works Festival, University of Texas

Road Trip
by Cohen New Works Festival, University of Texas

Third year college student Hannah has been sleeping with her friend Peter for months when she finds out that she’s eight weeks pregnant. Finding that ...

Apr. 13 - Apr. 17, 2015
M-W, F
Austin
Purification  by Cohen New Works Festival, University of Texas

Purification
by Cohen New Works Festival, University of Texas

Purification explores oppressive views of female sexuality through the story of a mother and daughter who live in a village lead by the church and ...

Apr. 13 - Apr. 17, 2015
M, W-F
Austin
Cohen New Works Festival, University of Texas

The Rainbow Connection
by Cohen New Works Festival, University of Texas

The Rainbow Connection is a play about the importance of maintaining a bountiful amount of imagination and creativity. We follow a young man who has ...

Apr. 13 - Apr. 17, 2015
 
Austin
Tell _____ by Cohen New Works Festival, University of Texas

Tell _____
by Cohen New Works Festival, University of Texas

Tell ____. is an interactive theatre performance for young audiences. Actor-facilitators engage in dialogue with the audience about physical boundaries and invite the audience ...

Apr. 13 - Apr. 16, 2015
M-Th
Austin
Cohen New Works Festival, University of Texas

Twenty-Eight
by Cohen New Works Festival, University of Texas

TwentyEight is a play based on the Malcolm X Grass Root report Operation Ghetto Storm that states in 2012 a black person was murdered by a police ...

Apr. 13 - Apr. 17, 2015
M, W-F
Austin
Apocalypse Radio by Cohen New Works Festival, University of Texas

Apocalypse Radio
by Cohen New Works Festival, University of Texas

Good morning, Chicagolandia. Pull up your socks and get comfy for an immersive, retro-future radio broadcasts. Subversives, convicts and bears strictly forbidden. Pack your sleeping ...

Apr. 13 - Apr. 16, 2015
M-Th
Austin
The Fog Inside by Cohen New Works Festival, University of Texas

The Fog Inside
by Cohen New Works Festival, University of Texas

Each fall, thousands of bright, ambitious students relocate to Austin to start their college career, and this transition affects everyone differently. Students need tools to ...

Apr. 13 - Apr. 17, 2015
M-T, F
Austin
Please Open Your Mouth by Cohen New Works Festival, University of Texas

Please Open Your Mouth
by Cohen New Works Festival, University of Texas

Répondez s’il vous plaît to an immersive, participatory theatrical experience of food and sex. Audience members compete to gain entrance to a clandestine culinary orgy ...

Apr. 13 - Apr. 17, 2015
 
Austin
teen girl FANtasies by Cohen New Works Festival, University of Texas

teen girl FANtasies
by Cohen New Works Festival, University of Texas

Teen Girl FANtasies is one part music video, one part ultimate fan letter, and one part virtual coming-of-age adventure. It follows six teenagers, each a ...

Apr. 13 - Apr. 17, 2015
M, W-F
Austin
Re/Connect - Let's Chat by Cohen New Works Festival, University of Texas

Re/Connect - Let's Chat
by Cohen New Works Festival, University of Texas

RE/CONNECT is an interdisciplinary performance about how humans relate in a digital age. A monumental tablet swipes through layers of music, movement, wearable technology ...

Apr. 13 - Apr. 16, 2015
M-Th
Austin
Welcome Home by Cohen New Works Festival, University of Texas

Welcome Home
by Cohen New Works Festival, University of Texas

Welcome, Home invites the audience into an interactive live blog, where four students will re-live, confess, and reconfigure the depths of their exploration in Angers ...

Apr. 13 - Apr. 16, 2015
M-Th
Austin
Cohen New Works Festival, University of Texas

Cielito Lindo
by Cohen New Works Festival, University of Texas

Cielito Lindo

 Project Leads: Stephany Cavazos Andrea Stanfill Carrillo

A bilingual play that crosses cultures and explores what it means to be independent and confident ...

Apr. 13 - Apr. 17, 2015
M, W-F
Austin
Cohen New Works Festival, University of Texas

Clothing, Movement, Spirituality
by Cohen New Works Festival, University of Texas

This interdisciplinary performance will shed new light on the world of Martial Arts by incorporating it with contemporary, modern and hip hop dance as well ...

Apr. 13 - Apr. 17, 2015
M-W, F
Austin
Emanation by Cohen New Works Festival, University of Texas

Emanation
by Cohen New Works Festival, University of Texas

p>Emanation is a play about intimacy. Leira, a 19-year-old librarian finds fresh semen on a library book while restocking at the end of the night ...

Apr. 13 - Apr. 17, 2015
M, W-F
Austin
Mad and a Goat by Cohen New Works Festival, University of Texas

Mad and a Goat
by Cohen New Works Festival, University of Texas

A two-person show about one woman who, to free herself from college debt, joins a Wyoming goat farm she inherits from her occult-leader birth parents ...