Upcoming

  • BAROCOCO at 59e59 in NYC – playing February 09 – March 06, 2022
    BAROCOCO dives into the late Baroque and flaunts 18th century finery, wigs, panniers, gestural styling, elaborate ornamentation and the excesses of Rococo in this unique physical comedy. A charming and charismatic six-person ensemble exposes an indulgent aristocratic lifestyle precariously perched on the edge of its extinction. Happenstance Theater invites you to experience the charade — from parlor games to pantomime, from the exquisite to the revolting — in this delightful comedy of manners. Tickets: $40 (59E59 Member price: $30)
    Run Time: 1 Hour, 15 Minutes, no intermission.  Theater: Showing in Theater B
    Directed by Mark Jaster and Sabrina Selma Mandell, Devised by Happenstance Theater
    With Gwen Grastorf, Caleb Jaster, Mark Jaster, Sabrina Selma Mandell, Sarah Olmsted Thomas, and Alex Vernon
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  • Now Available online! The Juxtapose Tenement, a theatrical-website-collage in action inspired by the work of Joseph Cornell. This virtual shadow-box tenement building features portals through which visitors glean poetic glimpses of characters, environments, and fantasias. Explore: https://www.happenstancetheater.com/juxtapose-tenement  tea
  • Gwen had a great time filming the musical comedy webseries Dr. Dour & Peach.  You can see her performance online, Watch here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h2Q7DVJHrlM and subscribe to their YouTube page HERE.  The series has been featured in Cleveland Horror Hotel’s 2020/2021 Film Festival, Minnesota Web Fest 2020 (winner, “Best Host”), and Baltimore Next Media Web Fest 2020 (winner, “Best Musical Series,” “Best Writing in a Fantasy/Sci-Fi Series,” and “Best Social Media”) You can also see updates over on their Facebook or Instagram. 120300090_2806180923000703_4791570222583259935_o
You can watch videos of Gwen’s work HERE.
Would you like to hire Gwen? Send her an email!
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