JANUARY 11 - FEBRUARY 2, 2019

Fridays + Saturdays
Doors at 7:30pm, Party starts at 8pm

*A limited number of sleepover tickets will be available each night*

Diana Oh: Creator, Host, and Co-Creative Director
Kevin Hourigan: Co-Creative Director

 

The Infinite Love Party is where love is forged. A celebration of soul awakening. It's where play breeds change. It's where queer magic can do its healing. For All People. A celebration of the outskirts. A celebration of Queerness and our Allies. A celebration of POC and our Allies. A space for bare humanity to exist- where we will leave kinder and more open, more connected to our purpose, our bodies, and our hearts. A celebration of liberated selves. A celebration of liberated love. AN INFINITE LOVE PARTY!

Kate McGee: Lighting Designer; Carolyn Mraz: Scenic Designer; Emmie Finckel: Associate Scenic Designer; Jack Scaletta: Technical Supervisor; Bleu Zephra Santiago: Stage Manager; Gia Doxey: Assistant Stage Manager/Virgil Quester; Annie Middleton: Co-Producer; Wednesday Sue Derrico: Co-Producer; Experimental Bitch Presents: Associate Producers; Madeline Wall: Associate Producer

Featuring: Super Queero Heart Questers: Bloom Davis, Shelley Fort, Leland Fowler, Kevin Hourigan, Mariah MacCarthy, Bryce Nice, Nessa Norich, Diana Oh, and DJ Nessoono

The evening includes a DOPE MOTHERF*CKER award given each night to a different person/organization who has made amazing contributions in the realms of sex, queerness, and collective liberation, including:

January 11: The Moon Choir, a community choir for queer/trans folks and allies) for singing into our Collective Liberation
January 12: Sandy Hong and New Women Space, a vibrant and affirming community-led event space centered on gender equity, creative expression and celebration of identity
January 18: Dawn Orlando and Funkadelic Studios for their constant support of so many independent New York based musicians
January 19: Russel G. Jones and Blind Spot, an organization that facilitates Salons designed for communities seeking to achieve greater critical thinking around inclusivity
January 25: Clara Yoon and API Rainbow Parents of PFLAG NYC for envisioning a world where diversity is celebrated and all people are respected, valued, and affirmed inclusive of their sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression
January 26: Rej Joo and the First National KQTCON Organizing Committee (Korean Queer and Trans Conference)
February 1: Francisco Ramirez for his relentless pursuit in providing accessible sex advice and education to the world
February 2: Poppy Liu and Collective Sex, a critically diverse creative space  that focuses on decolonizing storytelling to destigmatize stories related to sex, body, intimacy and identity

SPECIAL THANKS:

This Party is made possible with the help of The Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant as well as the Lovers here:

Infinite Lovers:
N. Scott Johnson, Sonja Berggren and Patrick Seaver

Dope Lovers:
Jody Falco and Jeffrey Steinman, Jason C Najjoum

Squishy Lovers:
Maroonhorizon, Melyin Wang, Ryan J. Haddad

Infinite Gratitude:
Mei Ann Teo, Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, (rebeca) Rad, Catherine Woodard, Madeleine Bersin, Sundance Theater Lab, Ancram Opera House, Sophia Heinecke, Mitch Murdock, Keith Kovary, Poppy Liu, Jessica Almasy, The Sundance Institu

 
 
 

 
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The Bushwick Starr's Mission

The Bushwick Starr is an Obie Award winning not-for-profit theater that presents an annual season of new performance works. We are an organization defined by both our artists and our community, and since 2007, we have grown into a thriving theatrical venue, a vital neighborhood arts center, and a destination for exciting and engaging performance. We provide a springboard for emerging professional artists to make career-defining leaps, and we are a sanctuary where established artists come to experiment and innovate. We are also a neighborhood playhouse, serving our Bushwick, Brooklyn community's diverse artistic needs and impulses.

Our Team

Noel Allain - Co-Founder / Artistic Director
Sue Kessler - Co-Founder / Creative Director
John Del Gaudio - Producing Director
Lauren Miller - Development Director
Jehan O. Young - General Management Associate
Ann Marie Dorr - Production Manager
Jay Maury - Technical Director
Vanessa Felix - Youth + Community Programmer
Modesto Flako Jimenez - Youth + Community Programmer
Box Office Manager: Jose Morales
House Manager: Rafael Abdulmajid
William Burke - Artistic Development Associate/Reading Series Curator
Jillian Walker - Reading Series Curator

Our Board

Matthew Cowherd
Gita Deo
Jeff Griffin
Robin Griffiths - Chair
Matthew Harrison
David Herskovits
Oliver Kramer
Tamar Lusztig
Sheldon McLeod
Keanu Reeves
David Ringer
Rachel Viola

10th Anniversary Committee

Jon Bernthal, Eliza Bent & Dave Malloy, Patrick Catullo, Jane Comfort, Brenda Davis, Jody Falco & Jeffrey Steinman, Alice Griffiths, Phillip Howze, Libby & Jaime King, Liz Logan & Evan Ryan, Alia McKee & Tim Walker, Nana Mensah, Lila Neugebauer, Meghan Pressman, Suzie Bolotin & John Rothman, Risa Shoup & Di Glazer, Ikechukwu Ufomadu, Shawn & Ashley Woolf

Our Supporters

Institutional Funders:
The Axe-Houghton Foundation; The Emma A. Sheafer Charitable Trust, The Faro Foundation; The Howard Gilman Foundation; The MAP Fund (supported by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation); The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation; Mental Insight Foundation; The Revada Foundation of the Logan Family; The Anthony A. Sirna Foundation; The Shubert Foundation

Government Funders:
The National Endowment for the Arts, New York State Council on the Arts, with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council and Council Members Antonio Reynoso, Rafael L. Espinal, Jr., and Stephen T. Levin; The Mayor's Office of Media & Entertainment

Corporate Donors:
American Fidelity Foundation; Braven Brewing Company; Collegiate Asset Associates; Con Edison; Frank Brunckhorst Co. LLC; Goldman Sachs; Henry Luce Foundation Matching Program; McKinsey & Company

INDIVIDUAL DONORS:

All Starrs
Susan & John Allain; Jeremy Blocker; Suzie Bolotin & John Rothman; Sean T. Buffington; Patrick Catullo; Steve Coats; Matthew Cowherd; Max Dana; Gita Deo; Jody Falco & Jeffrey Steinman; Jeff Griffin; Alice & Robin Griffiths; Matthew Harrison; David Herskovits; Casey & Mary Kemper; Jason Kemper & Thor Perplies; Maxandra & Oliver Kramer; Tamar Lusztig & Aaron Foster; Alexis & Grant Mainland; Eliza Bent & Dave Malloy; Greta & Tony Mansour; Sheldon McLeod; David Ringer; Andrea Risoli & Jeremy T. Smith; Michael Seelbach; Lisa Van Curen; Rachel Viola

Sustainers
Renee & Steve Bauer; Angela & Jacob Buchdahl; Rachel Chavkin; Susan Feldman; Samuel French; Foster Sundry; Naomi Gardner; Lauren Glant & Michael Gillespie; Frank Holozubiec; ICM Partners; Joyce & Marty Kessler; Betsy Mallow & Jeremy Robbins; Jaslynne Medina; Carole Miller; Carin & Chris Moeder; Mark Musico; Eric & Susan Rayman; Eliza & Jim Rossman; Mary Salter; Risa Shoup & Di Glazer; Elizabeth Sorrell & Jamie Buckner; United Talent Agency; Tracy Weller & Michael Ranson; Ashley & Shawn Woolf

Supporters
Anonymous (2); Mary Bruch; Jane Comfort; Quinn Metal Corbin; Bunny Dell; Allison Heim; Sara Juli & Chris Ajemian; Katherine Matheson; Jill H Matichak; Christine O'Leary; Garrett Oliver; Meghan Pressman; Arun Subramarian; Isadora Tang; Greg VanHorn & Leah Day

Members
Anonymous (3); Morgan Baker; Katherine Barry; Kate Benson; Francis Blacklock; Heather Christian; Joel de la Fuente; MaryBeth DelGaudio; Daniel Fish; Aaron Glick; Caleb Hammons; Jamie Kaye-Phillips; Nunally Kersh; Annie & Charles Kessler; Nana Mensah; Ian Mundorff; Cate Owren & Zac Hall; Tere Petersen; Heather Rush; Tara Sarath; Kristen Sieh; Kendra Srebro; Scott C. Wilson; Jay Wegman & Stephen Facey; Michael Weller

*As of January 11, 2019