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Feast Your Famine: a watch-and-play

  • The Center at West Park 165 W 86th Street, Entrance on Amsterdam Ave. New York, NY 10024 United States (map)
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The Center at West Park presents

Wistaria Project’s

Feast Your Famine: a watch-and-play

An experiment in collaboration, creativity, and consciousness. With possibilities for multi-day game play or a single night's experience, audiences can join a diverse body of artists and activists in a journey of boundary crossing, soul-troubling, and action through both avant garde and traditional performances and social-action events -- set inside the framework of a re-imagined medieval feast. Join us for a unique, interactive five-night performance, re-envisioning the legacy of the "hero" in Western culture from medieval knights to today and seeking to practice new realities.

Wistaria Project -- the artistic collaboration of Jeremy Goren and Jenna Kirk -- grows strange works for the stage, communal performing events, and ritual-based plays in homes and odd places. Our work utilizes a deep research on the practices (including performance) that human beings have developed across millenia and across cultures to create real communities and the possibility for extra-ordinary experience. We work from a shared desire to create performance events that are alive and innovative (even while engaging the past) and that bring performers and spectators to really do something together — with an eye towards nothing less than justice and equity and the mysteries of human existence -- cultural and political tricksterism and poetic sublimation.

Collaborating Artists: Wistaria Project (Jeremy Goren and Jenna Kirk), Eliza Laytner [more to come!]

Please note: tickets for this event are on a sliding scale. Please pay the suggested price or more if you are able. Paying above the suggested price supports the artists and makes it possible for someone who cannot afford the suggested price to attend. Thank you for your generosity and helping us make the arts accessible to all.

Tickets are available as 1-Night, 3-Night, and 5-Night Passes. To purchase a multi-night pass, please select the first date on the drop-down list and choose your pass. After checkout, please send an email to with the name and email used to purchase your pass, and list the three or five dates you will attend in the body of the email. Thank you!

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Earlier Event: November 8
Open Your Heart and Mind
Later Event: November 14
Feast Your Famine: a watch-and-play