(image courtesy of Rebecca & Evan)

Your Love, Our Musical
Wednesday, November 22 at Caveat, 7:30 pm: $15

If you’ve ever dreamed of turning your latest Tinder date into an original musical, I don’t know what kind of a person that makes you, but you can take a stab at making this odd dream a reality at the return of Rebecca Vigil and Evan Kaufman’s Your Love, Our Musical, now presented at new brainy venue Caveat. It’s fairly self-explanatory; the duo selects an actual couple from the audience and interviews them. After that, they work their magic and craft a whole (and wholly improvised) musical about what they’ve just heard. If you’re looking for a new perspective on your relationship but can’t afford therapy, this could be the way to do it.


(image via La MaMa)

Make Yourself
November 22 and 25 at La MaMa, 9 pm (Wednesday at 7 pm): $25, $20 students/seniors

What happens if you combine “gym training,” “techno party,” and “corporate mindfulness church?” No, not the latest innovation in live-work-play space or a new coworking franchise, at least not yet. Rather, it’s a new performance piece by Polish choreographer/performer Marta Ziólek, who has assumed the moniker Angel Dust for this experience. Dubbed the far-reaching term of “utopian,” the show examines bodies, what they can do, and what they can be seen as. Can a body become a sculpture of a machine successfully, or will it always still be a body? The show is presented as part of the Perforations Festival, a multi-day event showcasing performance work of all types from artists based in the Balkans.


(flyer by @cultural.amnesia, via Facebook)

Thank U
Sunday, November 26 at Bizarre Bushwick, 9 pm: $5 suggested donation

After Thanksgiving, the giving of thanks doesn’t have to end. On the good old day of rest, even though you’ve probably been resting for a while after eating all that food, you can get an even bigger dose of thanks in the form of this new music and drag showcase. With a relatively even split of bands and drag performers, the evening features Pinc Louds, Madelin, Miz Jade, Jayse Vegas, Gogina Bambina Inventor, Ivy, and Rider Lickquor. A good game to play could be trying to guess which of those names are drag performers and which are musicians. Either way, you’ll be treated to their work come Sunday.