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Sunday, April 24, 2011

Talkbacks with New York Neo-Futurists

LOCKER 4173b, written and performed by Joey Rizzolo and Christopher Borg, directed by Justin Tolley, begins performances on Thursday, April 28 for a limited engagement through Saturday, May 21. Press Opening is Tuesday, May 3 at 8 PM. Performances take place at The Monkey, a beautiful new performance space in Chelsea, located at 37 West 26th Street (between Broadway & 6th Avenues).  The performance schedule is Thursday – Monday at 8 PM, with an added performance on Tuesday, May 3 at 8 PM for press opening. Please note, there are no performances on Saturday, April 30, Sunday, May 8 and Saturday, May 14.  The regular ticket price is $16 ($12 for students with a valid student ID). For tickets or more information, call OvationTix on 1-866-811-4111 or visit
New York, New York March 22, 2011—The critically acclaimed performance collective New York Neo-Futurists, announce the talk back and special event schedule for the World Premiere of LOCKER 4173b. Each talk back and special event further explores the themes raised in LOCKER 4173b. Talk backs and special events happen immediately following the performance.

Thursday, May 5
Presentation by Neni Panourgia
Neni Panourgia is an Associate Professor of Anthropology at Columbia University. Neni focuses on the people and practices that give meaning to our existence, and the institutes that define the realm of our death, our legacy, and the way we speak of death and life.

Monday, May 9
Talkback with the creators of LOCKER 4173b
Join writer/performers Christopher Borg and Joey Rizzolo with director Justin Tolley for a discussion on the creative process and cataloguing of over 1500 items for LOCKER 4173b.

Thursday, May 12
Presentation by Catherine Fennel
Catherine Fennel is an assistant professor at Columbia University whose focus is the transformation of the American welfare state and the effects this transformation has on various facets of our society, as well as the way we understand and react to our condition. Specifically Catherine explores the personal attachments urban societies have to their settings.

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