2010

 

ALL-MALE OEDIPUS REX, EXACTLY AS SOPHOCLES INTENDED…SORT OF

by Sophocles, translation by Robert Fagles, directed by Mark Greenfield

Outdoor Production presented at The East River Amphitheater, Fort Greene Park, Roosevelt Island Amphitheater, Antioch College (OH), Fordham University 

Cast – 12; attendance: approx. 2100

 

QUEER IN THE USA

Written and performed by Manuel Simons, directed by Chrissy Moore

TADA Theater (NYC), Goethe-Institut (DC Fringe), Below Zero Lounge (Cincinnati Fringe), Exit Theater (San Francisco Fringe), The Etcetera Theater (Camden Fringe, UK)

Cast – 1; attendance: approx. 800

 

THE CYCLE TRILOGY, a co-production with And So… Productions

Interactive, site-specific performance

Conceived & directed by Laura Barnett, Cora Fisher, Danielle Kourtesis

Figment Festival, Governors Island, NY

Cast – 8; attendance: approx. 2000

 

WA(i)STED

Written, directed, & performed by Constance Tarbox

Humanities Theater at Purchase College, NY

Cast – 1; attendance: approx. 240

 

MAKE THEATRE ANYWHERE

Instructors: Laura Barnett and Mark Greenfield

FRTC workshop and performance, open to community

Antioch College, Yellow Springs Ohio

Participants – 10; attendance: approx. 210

 

COMMEDIA DELL'ARTE & CIRCUS MONDAY MADNESS

Instructors: Constance Tarbox and Lance Windish

FRTC workshop, open to community, bi-weekly meetings

Sponsored by Manhattan Youth Organization

Downtown Community Center, 120 Warren Street, NYC

Attendance: approx. 200

 

TRIBECA READING SERIES

Curated by Mark Greenfield

Developmental reading series for FRTC members & invited guests, bi-weekly meetings

Sponsored by Manhattan Youth Organization

Downtown Community Center, 120 Warren Street, NYC

Attendance: approx. 100

 

 

2009

 

COMMEDIA DELL'ARTE & CIRCUS MONDAY MADNESS

Instructors: Constance Tarbox and Lance Windish

FRTC workshop, open to community, bi-weekly meetings

Sponsored by Manhattan Youth Organization

Downtown Community Center, 120 Warren Street, NYC

Attendance: approx. 200

 

TRIBECA READING SERIES

Curated by Mark Greenfield

Developmental reading series for FRTC members & invited guests, bi-weekly meetings

Sponsored by Manhattan Youth Organization

Downtown Community Center, 120 Warren Street, NYC

Attendance: approx. 100
 

QUEER IN THE USA

Written and performed by Manuel Simons, directed by Chrissy Moore

Staged reading

American Place Theatre, NYC

Cast – 1; Attendance; approx. 50

WA(i)STED
Written, directed, & performed by Constance Tarbox

Workshop performance

Amphitheater, Purchase, NY

Cast – 1; attendance: approx. 20

 

 

2008

 

RUM & VODKA

by Conor McPherson, directed by Taibi Magar

Arthur Seelan Theater @ The Drama Book Shop, 250 W. 40th Street, NYC

Cast – 1; attendance: approx 240

 

TRIBECA READING SERIES

Curated by Mark Greenfield

Developmental reading series for FRTC members & invited guests, bi-weekly meetings

Sponsored by Manhattan Youth Organization

Downtown Community Center, 120 Warren Street, NYC

Attendance: approx. 60

 

WA(i)STED
Written, directed, & performed by Constance Tarbox

Workshop performance

Amphitheater, Purchase, NY

Cast – 1; attendance: approx. 40

 

 

2007

 

I.E. - IN OTHER WORDS 

by Mark Greenfield, directed by Kip Fagan

Produced by The Flea Theater

Production of original script developed by FRTC

The Flea Theater, 41 White Street, NYC

Cast - 15; attendance: approx. 800

 

365 DAYS / 365 PLAYS 

by Suzan Lori-Parks, presented by The Public Theater

Directed by Laura Barnett, Don Downie, Cora Fisher, Layna Fisher, Mark Greenfield, Danielle Kourtesis,

Tim Moore, Manuel Simons, Constance Tarbox, Edisa Weeks

Judson Memorial Church & Washington Square Park, NYC

Cast – 80; attendance; approx. 1400 and countless passers-by

 

 

 

2006

 

INSIDE/OUT 

Conceived & performed by Laura Barnett & Sandra Spannan, costumes by Kate Hamilton

Interactive performance art installation

Storefront window at Chashama, 112 West 44th Street, NYC

Attendance: approx. 1100 participants and countless passers-by

 

I.E. - IN OTHER WORDS

Written and directed by Mark Greenfield

Developmental readings 

The Flea Theater, 41 White Street; co-produced by The Flea Theater

Cast - 10; attendance: approx. 70

 

 

2005

 

WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE'S HAUNTED HOUSE 

Deconstructed texts from 12 Shakespeare plays

Conceived & directed by Mark Greenfield in collaboration with Don Downie, 

Carrie DuBois, Tim Moore & Constance Tarbox

Interactive, site-specific performance

Pier 25, NYC

Cast - 24; attendance: approx. 2200

 

2004

 

FUNBOX REDUX 

Conceived & directed by Mark Greenfield and Constance Tarbox

Interactive, site-specific performance

Chashama Theater, 135 West 42nd Street, NYC

Cast - 14; attendance: approx. 320

 

TITUS!(exclamation point) 

by William Shakespeare, direction and musical adaptation by Constance Tarbox

Workshop Production

The Calhoun School, NYC

Cast - 12; attendance: approx. 160

 

 

2003

THE TINDERBOX

Text adapted by Carrie DuBois from story by Hans Christian Andersen

Co-directed by Mark Greenfield & Constance Tarbox

Outdoor production, co-produced with Manhattan Youth Organization

Washington Square Park, The Tecumseh Playground, Washington Market Park 

Cast - 10; attendance: approx. 3200

 

WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE'S HAUNTED HOUSE 

Deconstructed texts from 12 Shakespeare plays

Conceived & directed by Mark Greenfield in collaboration with Don Downie, 

Carrie DuBois, Tim Moore & Constance Tarbox

Interactive, site-specific performance

Chashama Times Square – 111 West 42nd Street, NYC 

Cast - 22; attendance: approx. 3000

 

 

2002

 

THE EASY SHOWCASE

Directed and performed by FRTC members

The Times Square Theatre and Entertainment Center, NYC

Cast - 12; attendance: approx. 320

 

CONVERSATION HEARTS 

Public art performance, performed as part of the Love-A-Commuter Project

Sponsored by Artist’s Space

Performed throughout NYC subways and stations

Cast – 3; attendance: approx. 4000 

 

THE TINDERBOX

Text adapted by Carrie DuBois from story by Hans Christian Andersen

Directed by Mark Greenfield & Constance Tarbox

Outdoor production presented at Washington Square Park, The Tecumseh Playground, Carl Shurz Park Catbird Playground

Cast - 10; attendance: approx. 3200

 

WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE'S HAUNTED HOUSE 

Deconstructed texts from 12 Shakespeare plays

Conceived & directed by Mark Greenfield in collaboration with Don Downie, 

Carrie DuBois, Tim Moore & Constance Tarbox

Interactive, site-specific performance

Chashama Theatre, 111 in Times Square

Cast - 22; attendance: approx. 2100

 

 

2001

 

FUNBOX TIMES SQUARE 

Conceived & directed by Mark Greenfield with Constance Tarbox

Interactive, site-specific performance

Chashama Theater, 135 West 42nd Street, NYC

Cast - 14; attendance: approx. 4800

 

WINDOWBOX 

Public Art Series 

Storefront Window at Chashama Theater, 135 West 42nd Street, NYC  

Cast/Artists: - 125; attendance: 1000s of passers-by

 

THE TEMPEST

By Shakespeare, directed by Matt Daniels 

Co-production with 2Texans Theatre Company

Outdoor production, Tompkins Square Park

Cast - 12; attendance: approx. 2400

 

UNPLUGGED

Curated by Don Downie and Laura Barnett

Performance Art and Music series, presented in collaboration with "Roll Your Own Blackout" 

The Gretsch Building, Galapagos Artist Space, Brooklyn, NY

Cast/Artists:  60; attendance: approx. 600

 

 

WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE'S HAUNTED HOUSE & WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE’S HAUNTED SHIP 

Deconstructed texts from 12 Shakespeare plays

Conceived & directed by Mark Greenfield in collaboration with Don Downie, 

Carrie DuBois, Tim Moore & Constance Tarbox

Interactive, site-specific performance

Belvedere Castle - Central Park and The Tall Ship Peking - South Street Seaport, NYC

Cast - 26; attendance: approx. 7100

 

 

2000

 

GREENSNAKE

by Carrie DuBois, directed by Don Downie

Puppet Show, toured regional schools and libraries in NYC and state including 

The Kitchen Theatre (Ithica), The Piano Store (NYC), and NY schools and libraries

Cast - 4; attendance: approx. 800

 

OPEN A COLD ONE

Developmental Reading Series and Writers' Workshop 

CHARAS/El Bohio, NYC

Participants: approx. 160 

 

SHORT SHORTS

Original short works written and performed by FRTC members

Botanica, NYC

Cast - 36; attendance: approx. 180

 

ANTIGONE 

by Sophocles, directed by Sonnet Blanton

Outdoor production, co-produced with 2Texans Theatre Company

The Henry Street Settlement

Cast – 12; attendance: approx. 2000

 

IMMIGRANT

by Joanna Gunderson, directed by Mark Greenfield

Interactive, site-specific performance

The Yankee Clipper, Pier 25, NYC; The Corscsaden Barn, Keene, NY

Cast - 6; attendance: approx. 400

 

WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE'S HAUNTED HOUSE & WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE’S HAUNTED SHIP 

Deconstructed texts from 12 Shakespeare plays

Conceived & directed by Mark Greenfield in collaboration with Don Downie, 

Carrie DuBois, Tim Moore, Manuel Simons & Constance Tarbox

Interactive, site-specific performance

Belvedere Castle, Central Park and The Tall Ship Peking - South Street Seaport, NYC

Cast - 22; attendance: approx. 7100

 

MEASURE FOR MEASURE

by William Shakespeare, directed by Sonnet Blanton

Co-produced with 2Texans Theatre Company

The Piano Store, NYC

Cast – 12; attendance: approx. 640

 

 

1999

 

OPEN A COLD ONE

Developmental Reading Series and Writers' Workshop 

CHARAS/El Bohio, NYC

Participants: approx. 160 

 

SHORT SHORTS

Original short works written and performed by FRTC members

Botanica, NYC

Cast - 36; attendance: approx. 180

 

FUNBOX 2000 

Conceived & directed by Mark Greenfield with Constance Tarbox

Interactive, site-specific performance

The Piano Store, NYC

Cast – 12; attendance: approx. 3600

 

GREENSNAKE

by Carrie DuBois, directed by Don Downie

Puppet Show

Nada 45 as part of Pure Pop Festival

Cast - 4; attendance: approx. 300

 

THE NAKED SHOW

Written & directed by Constance Tarbox

The Pink Pony as part of Pure Pop Festival, NYC

Cast – 5; attendance: approx. 480

 

PERFORMANCE CIRCLE

by Joanna Gunderson, directed by Mark Greenfield

Galapagos Artists Space, Brooklyn 

Cast – 5; attendance: approx. 120 

 

WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE'S HAUNTED HOUSE & WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE’S HAUNTED SHIP 

Deconstructed texts from 12 Shakespeare plays

Conceived & directed by Mark Greenfield in collaboration with Don Downie, 

Carrie DuBois, Tim Moore, Manuel Simons & Constance Tarbox

Interactive, site-specific performance

Belvedere Castle, Central Park and The Tall Ship Peking - South Street Seaport, NYC

Cast - 22; attendance: approx. 7100

 

ROMEO & JULIET 

by William Shakespeare, directed by Sonnet Blanton

Co-production with 2Texans Theatre Company

Tompkins Square Park

Cast – 12; attendance: approx. 2400

 

 

1998

 

HAMLETMACHINE

by Heiner Müller, directed by Don Downie

Co-produced with crashBOX

The Henry Street Settlement as part of The New York International Fringe Festival

Cast – 8; attendance: approx. 240

 

WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE'S HAUNTED HOUSE & WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE’S HAUNTED SHIP

Deconstructed texts from 14 Shakespeare Plays

Conceived & directed by Mark Greenfield in collaboration with Don Downie, 

Carrie DuBois, Tim Moore, Manuel Simons & Constance Tarbox

Interactive, site-specific performance

Belvedere Castle, Central Park and The Tall Ship Peking - South Street Seaport, NYC

Cast – 22; attendance; approx 7100

 

 

1997

 

Faux-Real becomes a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization.

 

IGLOO TALES

Text by Mark Greenfield, adapted from folk tales and myths from the Inuit tradition

Conceived & directed by Mark Greenfield 

Todo Con Nada Theatre and visits to Brooklyn elementary schools

Cast – 10; attendance: approx. 680

 

WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE'S HAUNTED HOUSE

Deconstructed texts from 12 Shakespeare plays

Conceived & directed by Mark Greenfield in collaboration with Don Downie, 

Eric Dean Scott, Sarah Sidman & Constance Tarbox

Interactive, site-specific performance

Belvedere Castle, Central Park - NYC

Cast - 22; Attendance: approx. 5000

 

 

1996

 

WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE'S HAUNTED HOUSE 

Deconstructed texts from 12 Shakespeare plays

Conceived & directed by Mark Greenfield in collaboration with Don Downie, 

Eric Dean Scott, Sarah Sidman & Constance Tarbox

Interactive, site-specific performance

Clemente Soto Velez Center, NYC

Cast - 22; attendance: approx. 1200

 

 

1994

 

HTEBCAM (Macbeth Backwards) 

by William Shakespeare, conceived, reconstructed & directed by Mark Greenfield

The St. Mark's Theater, NYC

Cast – 18; attendance: approx. 480