December 10, 2023: Works by Jim Neu with Deborah Auer and Harry Mann + Jennifer Miller + Owen Prum + video by CW
Sundays on Broadway and co-curators Jade Manns & Weis present an evening of performances and video with works by Jim Neu with Deborah Auer and Harry Mann, Jennifer Miller, Owen Prum and video by Cathy Weis.
Works by Jim Neu will feature an excerpt of the video, Dark Pocket. Following the video, musicians Deborah Auer and Harry Mann will perform Neu’s You Can Say What You Want About Sound.
Jennifer Miller will premiere two new pieces of choreography performed by dancers David Guzman and Zo Williams and a short improvised duet.
Owen Prum will present a new work-in-progress.
Weis will show a video titled 1985 in which all footage was recorded that year in the studios and streets of New York City.
Sundays on Broadway
6:00 p.m. - doors open at 5:45 p.m.
at WeisAcres, 537 Broadway #3
New York, NY 10012
$10 suggested donation
Thank you to IndieSpace and their Little Venue That Could Program for helping to make this season possible.
The Little Venue That Could Program is supported by the Howard Gilman Foundation.
Jim Neu, playwright and actor, combined his love of wordplay, the American language and music with an ironic take on American culture in plays presented all over New York, especially at LaMaMa. Also in Chicago, Napa Valley, Dallas, London and Llubliana. His subjects included the West, spies, big business, game shows, history, media, and more.
Deborah Auer, jazz singer, often presents Jim’s songs and monologues at her Jazz evenings at Pangea and other clubs. She appeared in several of Jim’s plays.
Harry Mann, composer and musician, often composed music for Jim’s plays. He has continued to play and compose for Ralph Lee, the Talking Band, Eva Dean Dance, and others.
Jennifer Miller is the director and founder of Circus Amok – a one ring, no animal, queer as fuck, free circus extravaganza that has been touring the parks of New York annually since 1994. She is the writer and director of Cracked Ice and The Golden Racket. Besides touring solo shows internationally she works with a myriad of choreographers and performance artists including Jennifer Monson and Vaginal Crème Davis. She is the recipient of an OBIE, a “Bessie”, and an Ethyl Eichelberger Award. She had a 10 year stint at Coney Island Sideshow by the Seashore and is a Professor of Performance at Pratt Institute.
Owen Prum is a New York-based dancer, choreographer and co-founder of the artist-run dance and performance space PAGEANT. He holds a BFA in Dance from NYU Tisch School of the Arts.
Cathy Weis is a dancer, choreographer, videographer, and founder of Sundays on Broadway. She has been a soloist in the Louisville Ballet, played in a cello quartet in Europe, tap-danced on the streets of San Francisco, and did a stint as a disco queen. She moved to New York City in 1983 and has been the recipient of many honors including a Guggenheim Fellowship in dance and recipient of a Bessie Award for creativity.