Famed Experimentalists The Wooster Gr...

Famed Experimentalists The Wooster Group Will Open 'The B-Side: ...

Sep 13, 2017 Read more: Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: The Wooster Group , one of New York's most long-lived experimental theater companies and stage home of Willem Dafoe , Kate Valk and the late Spalding Gray , will unveil its latest multi-media excursion into American culture next month with The B-Side: "Negro Folklore From Texas State Prisons" at its storied Soho theater, the Performing Garage. The show will begin performances October 25 and run through November 12, followed by a reprise of the company's stylistically related piece, Early Shaker Spirituals: A Record Album Interpretation , December 7 through 17. The B-Side is based on performer Eric Berryman's interest in "Negro Folklore From Texas State Prisons," an album recorded in 1964 by folklorist Bruce Jackson.

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