RICHARD MAXWELL & New York City Players | Field of Mars | NYU Skirball, New York | Jan 19 – 29

From left, Tory Vazquez, Eleanor Hutchins, Gillian Walsh, Brian Mendes and Nicholas Elliott in New York City Players’s “Field of Mars” at NYU Skirball. Photo: Whitney Browne for The New York Times

RICHARD MAXWELL & New York City Players | Field of Mars

January 19 – 29, 2023
NYU Skirball
566 LaGuardia Pl, New York, NY 10012

In Field of Mars, a chain restaurant in Chapel Hill is used as a way to measure the progress of primates, from hunter/gatherer to fast casual dining experience. Topics covered: Music, Food, Nature, and Spirituality.

Featuring a cast of eleven actors: Lakpa Bhutia, Nicholas Elliott, Jim Fletcher, Eleanor Hutchins, Paige Martin, Brian Mendes, James Moore, Phil Moore, Steven Thompson, Tory Vazquez and Gillian Walsh.

In 2019, NYU Skirball commissioned a new work by award-winning playwright/director RICHARD MAXWELL and his celebrated New York City Players. After a long Covid-related delay, NYU Skirball presents the international premiere of Maxwell’s Field of Mars, produced in association with the Under The Radar Festival and co-commissioned by The Walker Art Center with support from the National Endowment for the Arts.

For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit NYU Skirball's website.


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