Every month, Theater of the Apes plucks a long forgotten volume from the shelves of the New York Society Library to resurrect as Necromancers of the Public Domain, a 1-night-only NYC variety show.
NECROMANCERS OF THE PUBLIC DOMAIN:
Broadway Racketeers (1928) by John O’Connor
Nick Balaban (Goodbye, Cruel World / Blues Clues)
Ellia Bisker & Heather Cole (Charming Disaster / Funkrust Brass Band)
Bryce Edwards (The Bryce Edwards Frivolity Hour)
Dejen Tesfagiorgis (Deja Deja Comedy / PBS Kids)
Hosted by Ayun Halliday, Queen of the Apes (The East Village Inky / Creative, Not Famous)
With a musical trip back to 1928 courtesy of Miss Maybell and the Jazz Age Artistes, Yuka Kameda’s tappin’ toes and a singalong to establish a National Public Domain Day.
The Engelberg Center on Innovation Law & Policy at NYU Law
& Library Futures
Read Broadway Racketeers by John O’Connor for free HERE.
Peek under our petticoats as New York Theater Review interviews Ayun about Necromancer’s withers, whys and wherefores.