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WORLD PREMIERE PRODUCTIONS CREATED BY RUDE MECHS

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STOP HITTING YOURSELF
Lincoln Center Theater (NYC, NY): Jan/Feb 2014
The Off Center (Austin, TX): Apr. 2013 & Sept. 2013

FIXING KING JOHN
The Off Center (Austin, TX) : Oct-Nov, 2013

NOW NOW OH NOW
The Off Center (Austin, TX) : May-Jun., 2012

I'VE NEVER BEEN SO HAPPY
Center Theatre Group's KDT (Los Angeles, CA): Oct. 2011
The Off Center (Austin, TX) : Apr. 2011
Arena Stage New Play Festival (Washington, D.C.): Jan. 2011

THE METHOD GUN

Miami-Dade College (Miami Fl)- Feb.2013
Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)- Feb.2013
Middlebury College (Middlebury, VT)- Jan. 2013
Walker Art Center (Minneapolis, MN)- Jan. 2013

Brisbane Powerhouse World Theatre Festival (Brisbane AUS): Jan. 2012

PICA's TBA Festival (Portland, OR): Sept. 2011

Philadelphia Live Arts Festival (Philadelphia, PA): Sept. 2011

Center Theatre Group's KDT in RADAR LA (Los Angeles, CA): Jun. 2011

New York Live Arts (NY, NY): Mar. 2011

Yale University (No Boundaries Festival) (New Haven, CT): Feb. 2011

Wexner Center for the Arts (Columbus, OH): Oct. 2010

Emerson College's Arts Emerson (Boston, MA): Oct. 2010

The Humana Festival of New American Plays (Louisville, KY): Mar. 2010

The Off Center (Austin, TX): Apr. 2009

The Long Center for the Performing Arts (Austin, TX): Apr. 2008

HAVE YOU EVER BEEN ASSASSINATED?
Oct.-Nov. 2006 The Off Center (Austin, TX)


DECAMERON DAY 7: REVENGE

Apr.-May 2006 The Off Center (Austin, TX)


MATCH-PLAY
Sept.-Oct. 2005 The Off Center (Austin, TX)


GET YOUR WAR ON


Kiasma Festival, Espoo City Theatre (Helsinki, Finland): Oct. 2007

The Off Center (Austin, TX): Sept. 2007

Bumbershoot Festival (Seattle, WA): Sept. 2007

Edinburgh Fringe Festival - Aurora Nova/Assembly (Edinburgh, Scotland): Aug. 2007

Galway Arts Festival (Galway, Ireland): Jul. 2007

59E59 Theatres in NYC (Under The Radar Festvial) (NY, NY): Jan. 2007

Ballroom Marfa (Marfa, TX): Oct. 2006

Woolly Mammoth (Washington, DC): Oct. 2006
DiverseWorks (Houston, TX): Sept. 2006
Live Arts Festival (Philadelphia, PA): Sept. 2006

The Off Center (Austin, TX): Jan.-Feb. 2006

CHERRYWOOD: the modern comparable
Network of Ensemble Theatres Festival (Blue Lake, CA): Jun. 2005

The Off Center (Austin, TX): Oct.-Nov. 2004

STADIUM DEVILDARE
Apr.-May 2004 The Off Center (Austin, TX)

HOW LATE IT WAS, HOW LATE
Philadelphia Live Arts Festival (Philadelphia, PA): Sept. 2004

The Off Center (Austin, TX): Sept. 2003

REQUIEM FOR TESLA
Feb. 2003 The Off Center (Austin, TX) / Fresh Terrain Festival

Jan.-Feb. 2001 The Off Center (Austin, TX)

EL PARAISO
Apr.-May 2002 The Off Center (Austin, TX)


WAR
Jun.-Jul. 2000 The Off Center (Austin, TX)

LIPSTICK TRACES: A SECRET HISTORY

OF THE 20TH CENTURY

Szene Salzburg Festival: Jul. 2003

*UCLA Live! Performance Festival (L.A., CA): Oct. 2002

*On The Boards (Seattle, WA): Sept. 2002

DiverseWorks (Houston, TX): Jan. 2002

Legion Arts CSPS (Cedar Rapids, IA): : Jan. 2002

The Wexner Center for the Arts (Columbus, OH): Jan. 2002

The Walker Arts Center (Minneapolis, MN): Jan. 2002

*The Ohio Theatre (New York, NY): Jun. - Jul. 2001

The Off Center (Austin, TX): Sept. 2000

The Off Center (Austin, TX): Sept. 1999

Ice Factory Festival (New York, NY): Jul. 1999

*produced by Foundry Theatre (NY, NY)

don b.’s SNOW WHITE
Apr. 1999 The Off Center (Austin, TX)

SALIVATION

(PART III OF THE FAMINLY TRILOGY)
Nov. 1998 Hyde Park Theater

CRUCKS

(PART II OF THE FAMINLY TRILOGY)
Jul.-Aug.t 1998 Public Domain Theater

PROMETHEUS UNBOUND
April 1998 The University of Texas at Austin

LUST SUPPER

(PART I OF THE FAMINLY TRILOGY)
Nov. 1997
Hyde Park Theater

CURST & SHREWD:

THE TAMING OF THE SHREW UNHINGED
Aug. 1997 Hyde Park Theater

PALE IDIOT
Oct. 1996 Auditorium on Waller Creek/Hyde Park Theater

             

PLAYS BY OTHER PEOPLE (PRODUCED BY RUDE MECHS)

THE B. BEAVER ANIMATION

(Contemporary Classics II)
Oct.-Nov 2011 at The Off Center (Austin, TX)

DIONYSUS IN 69

(Contemporary Classics I)

New York Live Arts (NY, NY): Nov. 2012

Princeton University (Princeton, NJ): Dec. 2011

The Off Center (Austin, TX): Dec. 2009

THE INCUBUS ARCHIVES
Sept.-Oct. 2002 The Off Center (Austin, TX)

 

BIG LOVE
Aug.-Sept. 2001 The Off Center (Austin, TX)

IN THE HOUSE OF THE MOLES
Feb. 2000 The Off Center (Austin, TX)

TOO MUCH LIGHT MAKES THE BABY GO BLIND: 30 PLAYS IN 60 MINUTES
Jun.-Jul. 1997 The Electric Lounge

PRESENTING

THROWS LIKE A GIRL 2008

featuring Reno and Kristina Wong

THROWS LIKE A GIRL 2007

featuring Gretchen Phillips, BITCH, and Lynnee Breedlove

THROWS LIKE A GIRL 2005
featuring Carmelita Tropicana, Marga Gomez, Deb Margolin, Split Britches

Single Wet Female • Index to Idioms • Dress Suits to Hire

REMINISCENCE OF THE GHETTO &

OTHER THINGS THAT RAIZED ME
a second-stage presentation • co-presented with Women & Their Work
written and performed by Angela Kariotis • directed by Paul Bonin-Rodriguez
March 2004 The Off Center (Austin, TX)

THROWS LIKE A GIRL 2002
featuring Marty Pottenger, Peggy Shaw and Terry Galloway

City Water Tunnel #3 • To My Chagrin • Lardo Weeping


         

THROWS LIKE A GIRL 2000
featuring Holly Hughes, Deb Margolin and Peggy Shaw

Preaching to the Perverted • Menopausal Gentleman • O Wholly Night and Other Jewish Solecisms

OUT ALL NIGHT AND LOST MY SHOES

written and performed by Terry Galloway
February 2000 at Hyde Park Theater (Austin, TX)

CROSSING BORDERS

featuring Marga Gomez, Carmelita Tropicana, Paul Bonin-Rodriguez, Luis Alfaro
co-presented with University of Texas and F@HPT's Long Fringe Festival
January 2000

RUDE FUSION (co-productions)

TINY (LIE) MUSICAL

presented September 2013 @ The Off Center

created, produced and performed by Eva Claycomb et al

 

MEG.ANNE.MAUD

presented February 2010 @ The Off Center

created, produced and performed by Meg Sullivan

SHAKESPEARE'S HENRY V

presented July 2009 @ The OFf Center

produced by Red Then Productions

adapted & performed by Robert Faires • directed by Catherine Weidner

TENEBRISM

presented April 2009 @ The Off Center

created, produced & performed by Lamb Lays with Lion

WHEN SOMETHING WONDERFUL ENDS

presented June 2008 @ The Off Center

produced by Red Then Productions

written by Sherry Kramer • directed by Katie Pearl • featuring Barbara Chisholm

RED CANS

presented August 2006 @ The Off Center

created by Rubber Repertory
directed by Josh Meyer and Matt Hislope

FUSEBOX FESTIVAL 2013

THEATRE: Rude Mechs (Stop Hitting Yourself) • Salvage Vanguard Theater (River of Gruel) • K. Geha & K. Wilson: Cave and Mountain Tour • Dictaphone Group: Nothing to Declare • The Duplicates: Poison Squad

FUSEBOX FESTIVAL 2012
THEATRE: Dayna Hanson's Gloria's Cause • Rubber Repertory'sJubilee • The Word-A House Party for Jesus
DANCE: Julie Nathanielsz: What Is Common • Jennifer Sherburn's 90 Knots

FUSEBOX FESTIVAL 2011

THEATRE: Rude Mechs (I've Never Been So Happy)

WORKSHOP / REHEARSAL: Witness Relocation

FUSEBOX FESTIVAL 2010

THEATER: featuring video artists Mary Magsamen, Stephan Hillerbrand, and Kirk Lynn • Kristin Kosmos (NYC) • Daniel Barrow (Canada) • Rude Mechs

DANCE: Gravel Works (Montreal) • Heloise Gold

FUSEBOX FESTIVAL 2009
THEATRE: Rude Mechs (The Method Gun)
WORKSHOP/REHEARSAL: Neal Medlyn • Sibyl Kempson/Mike Iveson

FUSEBOX FESTIVAL 2008
WORKSHOP / REHEARSAL: Witness Relocation

FUSEBOX FESTIVAL 2007
THEATRE: The Debate Society et al

A celebration of African American artists in the new millennium to put the spotlight on the Black aesthetic of modern artists.

BLACK ARTS MOVEMENT (BAM!) 2010

COMEDY: Kelvin Girdy, Lashonda Lester, In House Freestyle, Black Prince

THEATRE: Nadine Mozon • Altered Stages

 

BLACK ARTS MOVEMENT (BAM!) 2008

THEATRE: Delta Rhapsody featuring Nadine Mozon • directed by Madge Darlington

BLACK ARTS MOVEMENT (BAM!) 2007

DANCE: featuring Urban Ballet Teater (NYC), Spelman College (Atlanta) and UpRise! (Austin)

THEATRE: featuring The Universes (NYC) • Incognito (Michael Fosberg) • Spoken Word

BLACK ARTS MOVEMENT (BAM!) 2006

DANCE: Robert Moses' Kin (San Francisco) • ACC Dance Department (Austin) • Dallas Black Dance (Dallas) • UpRise! (Austin)

THEATRE: M.U.G.A.B.E.E. (Mississippi) • Zell Miller III (Austin) • iTheatre Collaborative (Phoenix)


SECOND STAGE PRODUCTIONS PRODUCED BY US

MINUS TIDE (a second stage production)

by Kimberly Burke • directed by Ellie McBride
May/June 2006 The Off Center (Austin, TX)

HEMOPHILIACS (a second-stage production)

a world-premiere written and directed by Robert Pierson
December 2004 The Off Center (Austin, TX)

BEAR (a second-stage production)
written by Rebecca Beegle • additional words and music by Jon Watson
April/May 2004 The Off Center (Austin, TX)

 

DON'T DROWN (a second-stage production)

written by Rebecca Beegle • directed by Joanna Garfinkle
January/February 2004 The Off Center (Austin, TX)

300 PLAYS ABOUT VLADIMIR PUTIN (a second-stage production)

written by 60 artists • curated by José Hernández • directed by Robert S. Fisher •
December 2003 The Off Center (Austin, TX)

DIFFERENT CITIES, DIFFERENT NAMES (a second-stage production)

written by Kirk Lynn • directed by Gavin Mundy
April/May 2003 The Off Center (Austin, TX)

 

HOUR-MINUTE-SECOND (a second-stage production)

written by Rebecca Beegle • directed by Jon Watson
February 2003 The Off Center (Austin, TX)

OFFCENTER:ONSCREEN

a bi-monthly experimental film and video series
Throughout 2000 The Off Center (Austin, TX)
Throughout 2001 The Off Center (Austin, TX)

THE 7th DAY PROJECTS (a second-stage production)

a play created by the cast in 7 days
December 1999 The Off Center (Austin, TX)

¡GRINGO! (a Frontera Fest production)

written by José Hernández and Kirk Lynn • directed by Catherine Glynn
February 1998 Hyde Park Theater

GRAININGS (a Frontera Fest production)
a world premiere by Kirk Lynn • directed by Lana Lesley
February 1997 Hyde Park Theater

UBU ROI (a one-night only extravaganza)
a staged riot of the play by Alfred Jarry • directed by Sarah Richardson and Kirk Lynn

December 1997
December 1996

Rude Mechs Original World premieres in Alphabetical Order

  1. CHERRYWOOD: the modern comparable
  2. CRUCKS (PART II OF THE FAMINLY TRILOGY)
  3. CURST & SHREWD: THE TAMING OF THE SHREW UNHINGED
  4. DECAMERON DAY 7: REVENGE
  5. don b.’s SNOW WHITE
  6. EL PARAISO
  7. FIXING KING JOHN
  8. GET YOUR WAR ON
  9. HAVE YOU EVER BEEN ASSASSINATED?
  10. HOW LATE IT WAS, HOW LATE
  11. IN THE HOUSE OF THE MOLES
  12. I'VE NEVER BEEN SO HAPPY
  13. LIPSTICK TRACES: A SECRET HISTORY OF THE 20TH CENTURY
  14. LUST SUPPER (PART I OF THE FAMINLY TRILOGY)
  15. MATCH-PLAY
  16. NOW NOW OH NOW
  17. PALE IDIOT
  18. PROMETHEUS UNBOUND
  19. REQUIEM FOR TESLA
  20. SALIVATION (PART III OF THE FAMINLY TRILOGY)
  21. STADIUM DEVILDARE
  22. STOP HITTING YOURSELF
  23. THE METHOD GUN
  24. WAR

FOR THAT TRIVIA CONTEST ONE DAY:

OFFCENTER:ONSCREEN


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