FLOYDADA: 2015 production


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Behind the Curtain: Thursday, May 20, 2021
Take a peek Behind the Curtain with PWP's Ralph Lewis for a unique look at New York City’s earliest theaters. Through this virtual tour of the beginnings of Broadway, audiences will be introduced to its locations, its builders and managers, and the actors who made history on its stages. All proceeds from this performance will go to support the charitable programs of EAG which has provided emergency financial aid and career support to NYC’s professional performing artists in need for almost 100 years.

Behind the Curtain, an image of a audience seating in a theater as seen through parted red curtains from the stage.


in small (and large) spaces

Our creations take audiences on performance adventures that give an artistic context to architecturally unique sites around NYC. Since 1993, we've been finding places that make our performances stand out and give our audiences a new awareness of locations. We've made intimate performances with big ideas, and brought theater, music, dance, video and spoken word directly into communities with large-scale site-specific, immersive and promenade events


...or site-responsive, or site-generic, or site-based, or...

We believe architecturally unique sites have a direct impact on our work, the work impacts the site, and our audiences can experience both in surprising new ways.

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Peculiar Works Project was founded by Ralph Lewis, Catherine Porter and Barry Rowell to create original performances that are accessible and engaging for diverse audiences. Using various artistic disciplines in unique combinations, we challenge the conventions and clichés of alternative theater. From initial concept to full production, PWP encourages collaboration, experimentation and a rebel spirit in creative artists by providing the tools and opportunities to realize their artistic goals.

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