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Penny Arcade

PENNY ARCADE  (1950 - )

Nationality:    USA
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Penny arcade (born Susana Ventura July 5, 1950), is an american performance artist, actress, and playwright based in New York City. photo Jasmine Hirst
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1001 Nights Of Penny Arcade, The / Talking Out Loud / New York Values     Alive And Kicking     Artist Survivor     B!D!F!W!     Bad Reputations     Based On A True Story     Bid For The Big Time     Bitch! Dyke! Faghag! Whore!     Bringing It All Back Home     Escape From The East Village Ny Ny     Etiquette Of Death, The     Evening With Penny Arcade And Quentin Crisp, An     Invisible On The Street     Invitation To The Beginning Of The End Of The World     La Miseria     Lady Fest     Last Will And Testament Of Quentin Crisp, The     Longing Lasts Longer     Love, Sex And Sanity     New York Values     Old Queen     Operating Under The Influence     Penny Arcade At The Warhol Museum     Penny Arcade In Motion     Penny Arcade Solo Work     Quit Evening With Sid And Nancy, A     Rebellion Cabaret     Sex. Politics. Reality.     Sisi Sings The Blues     State Of Grace     Sunday Tea With Quentin Crisp     True Stories     Virtual Arcade Cyber Performance And Interview Show     While You Were Out     Working My Way Down



1001 Nights Of Penny Arcade, The / Talking Out Loud / New York Values

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NYC, NY    Nov 1997

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Alive And Kicking

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Joe's Pub, NYC, NY    Apr 2001

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Artist Survivor

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The artist's Loft, NYC, NY    Dec 2002

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B!D!F!W!

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Penny Arcade B!D!F!W! is one of the most exuberant events ever to emerge from New Yorks downtown art scene. Blending outrageous humor, razor sharp satire, theatre, cabaret and erotic go-go dancing with uplifting audience dance breaks, B!D!F!W! propels the anarchic into the mainstream, creating a freedom of speech anthem and political provocation for our times.

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1st Produced:
Old Vic Tunnels, London    08 Aug 2012

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Bad Reputations

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Penny arcade's hysterically funny and heartrending play about a young teen runaway's coming of age in a Catholic reform school run by nuns who were former fashion models, her subsequent life on the streets of '60s New York, and her survival and transcendence of drugs, crime and sexual brutality

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Based On A True Story

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La MaMa E.T.C.
74a East 4th Street, New York, NY 10003    Feb 1990

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Bid For The Big Time

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The Ballroom, NYC, NY    Aug 1988

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Bitch! Dyke! Faghag! Whore!

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Bitch! Dyke! Faghag! Whore! is one of the most exuberant events ever to emerge from New York's downtown art scene. Blending outrageous humour, razor sharp satire, theatre, cabaret and erotic go-go dancing with uplifting audience dance breaks, B!D!F!W! propels the anarchic into the mainstream creating a freedom of speech anthem and political provocation for our times.

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and Her Dancers

1st Produced:
P.S. 122
150 1st avenue, New York, NY 10003    Jul 1990

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Bringing It All Back Home

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La MaMa E.T.C.
74a East 4th Street, New York, NY 10003    Apr 1988

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Escape From The East Village Ny Ny

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Bam Cafe, NY, NY    Dec 2004

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Etiquette Of Death, The

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Death is a messy and terrifying horror. Or, it can be a quiet, unapologetic thief in the night. For the past twenty-five years living in the East Village Chris Tanner has been surrounded by death. He's obsessed with how the dying and those who love them behave in the face of it. When you explore the artifice and manners that surround this unruly journeythe etiquette of deaththe outcome can be absurd, paradoxical, wrenching, and at times, hilarious. He's asked a group of artists he admires to help him put together a collage of scenes, songs, poetry, music and dance that explores the Etiquette of Death.
- nytheatre.com

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Contributing writers And composers include Penny Arcade, Lance Cruce, Angela DiCarlo, Martha Girdler, Jeremy Halpern, John Jesurun, Beena Kamlani, Taylor Mac, Stephen McCauley, Edgar Oliver, Brandon Olson, Greta Jane Pedersen, Jon Ritter, Penny Rockwell, Tony Stavick, Sebastian Stuart And Chris Tanner.

1st Produced:
Ellen Stewart Theater, La MaMa
66 East 4th Street, New York, NY 10003    14 Jun 2012

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Evening With Penny Arcade And Quentin Crisp, An

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1st Produced:
Vienna Festival, Vienna, austria    May 1995

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Invisible On The Street

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University of the Streets, NYC, NY    Nov 1986

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Invitation To The Beginning Of The End Of The World

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1st Produced:
La MaMa E.T.C.
74a East 4th Street, New York, NY 10003    Nov 1990

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La Miseria

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a rare depiction of working class Italian-americans from a woman's point of view: Penny arcade's hilarious and heartbreaking portrayal of the clash between working class morals and compassion during the 1980s aIDS epidemic

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1st Produced:
P.S. 122
150 1st avenue, New York, NY 10003    Mar 1991

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Lady Fest

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Olympia, Wa    Aug 2000

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Last Will And Testament Of Quentin Crisp, The

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Knitting Factory, NYC, NY    Sep 1999

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Longing Lasts Longer

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1st Produced:
Howl! Festival Rooftop Rant Solo, NYC, NY    Aug 2004

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Love, Sex And Sanity

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P.S. 122
150 1st avenue, New York, NY 10003    Nov 1995

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New York Values

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P.S. 122
150 1st avenue, New York, NY 10003    Feb 2002

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Genre:
Solo Play/Drama. - - Gay/Lesbian, of interest

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Old Queen

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Old Queen is arcade's attempt to fathom the loss of a gay culture that is mostly gone, due in part to the ravages of aIDS, as well as the social and economic trends of the last 20 years. The free-spirited gay subculture that celebrated individuality, creativity, and intelligence is now almost entirely a memory-one that arcade is determined to preserve. arcade creates her pieces improvisationally, in front of an audience, so seeing any of the nine performances of Old Queen is a chance to watch-and participate in-a step of her creative process. She values the artistically engaged audience as an important component of her work, and there's a sense that she is watching you as carefully as you're watching her.
- nytheatre.com

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part of the HOT! Festival of LGBT Performance And Culture

1st Produced:
Dixon Place, NY, USA >>>    09 Jul 2009

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Play/Drama. - - Gay/Lesbian, of interest

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Operating Under The Influence

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1st Produced:
La MaMa E.T.C.
74a East 4th Street, New York, NY 10003    Nov 1988

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Genre:
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Penny Arcade At The Warhol Museum

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Penny Arcade In Motion

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1st Produced:
FEZ Night Club, NYC, NY    Jan 2005

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Penny Arcade Solo Work

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1st Produced:
Poetry Project, NYC, NY    Feb 1885

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Quit Evening With Sid And Nancy, A

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Chelsea Hotel, NYC, NY for En Garde arts    Jan 1988

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Rebellion Cabaret

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written by Penny Arcade And Chris Rael

1st Produced:
Knitting Factory, NYC, NY    1999

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Sex. Politics. Reality.

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1st Produced:
assembly Rooms, Edinburgh, Festival    Aug 2001

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Sisi Sings The Blues

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Vienna Festival, Vienna, austria    May 1996

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Genre:
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State Of Grace

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P.S. 122
150 1st avenue, New York, NY 10003    Sep 1991

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Genre:
Gay/Lesbian, of interest

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Male:  -    Female:  -    Other:  -

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Sunday Tea With Quentin Crisp

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1st Produced:
P.S. 122
150 1st avenue, New York, NY 10003    Sep 1993

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Genre:
Gay/Lesbian, of interest

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Male:  -    Female:  -    Other:  -

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True Stories

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1st Produced:
P.S. 122
150 1st avenue, New York, NY 10003    Aug 1989

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Genre:
Gay/Lesbian, of interest

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Virtual Arcade Cyber Performance And Interview Show

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1st Produced:
Knitting Factory, NYC, NY    Jan 2000

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Genre:
Gay/Lesbian, of interest

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Male:  -    Female:  -    Other:  -

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While You Were Out

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1st Produced:
P.S. 122
150 1st avenue, New York, NY 10003    Jun 1985

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Genre:
Gay/Lesbian, of interest

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Working My Way Down

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1st Produced:
FEZ Night Club, NYC, NY    Mar 2003

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Genre:
Gay/Lesbian, of interest

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Male:  -    Female:  -    Other:  -

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