AFTERPARTY: The Rothko Studio 2019 production. The dancer/waiters serve audience memebers dinner at a long table, as seen from above in the mezzanine.


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Vancouver Fringe Festival 2021, September 9-19
The juggernaut continues—another opportunity to enjoy a spirited game of Mahjong between a bright young woman and three great thnkers from the past. Words spin out of control until a mythological hare inspires her to confront their chauvinism.

Language Games. Image is a cartoon of four people seated around a mahjong table with a ghostly figure taunting them from above: a man whose hat has the ears of a hare. Includes logo for Vancouver Fringe Festival 2021.

Origins of Broadway created and performed by Ralph Lewis
Friday, November 5, 2021 at 5:30pm
Join us virtually at the New York Adventure Club to explore the evolution of the NY theater industry through the mid 1800s: the actors, production managers, and playwrights who helped pave the way for modern day Broadway.

Origins of Broadway, Rise of Early New York's Theater Scene, New York Adventurers' Club. Picture of theater curtains partially opened and revealing an illustration of a 19th century theater auditorium with two actors on stage.

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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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