Feb. 7-21 || The Clark Doll || Syde-Ide Collaborations

Three black women find themselves confined to a space; the kind that doesn’t allow visitors. It isn’t the first time but hopefully, it will be the last. Natasha wants to escape for good; Judi wants to sleep; and Sophia just doesn’t want to end up left alone. Meanwhile, this trio of “sistas” will do what they can to survive their circumstances and each other. Read more


Feb 23-25 ║Alembic Artists’ Showcase

After working in the PWNW studio for the past year, the 2017 Alembic Artist Residents are ready to share their work: “civilized” by Catherine Egan, “An Incidental Host/ the passenger may in fact be the pilot” by Suzanne Chi, and  “(p→p)” by GRINDGROUP.Read more

January 7 || Trance Music for Crows

A new ensemble piece in development by Arrington de Dionyso (Old Time Relijun, Malaikat dan Singa, This Saxophone Kills Fascists), featuring for this iteration Ben Bennett, a spellbinding percussionist on tour from Philadelphia, and interlocking stereophonic electric bass played by Patrick Semple and Kofi Asaase Adjepong. Jennifer Robin will give a reading before the music begins.Read more

Jan 19-Feb 2 || Real People, Not Actors

Think your job can’t be automated? The Shareholders disagree. Writer/performer/producer team Tobin Gollihar and Ian Sieren return to this year’s Fertile Ground Festival with Real People. Not Actors, a darkly comedic look at a near future where all our jobs have been automated, and all our government services have been contracted to the Corporations. Read more