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Necromancers of the Public Domain: Childhood

  • The Tank @ 36 street 312 West 36th Street New York United States (map)


Each month, Theater of the Apes plucks a long forgotten volume from the shelves of the New York Society Library to resurrect as a low budget variety show. THIS MONTH: Childhood by Alice Maynell (1913)


Nick Balaban (Blues Clues / Rho & the Nomads)
Anthony Sertel Dean (Glass Attic Collective / Vandals)
Bob Laine (The Books of the Bobul / It’s Getting Tired Mildred) with Timothy McCown Reynolds and Jeff Lewonczyk
Connor Kalista (The Neo-Futurists)
Shayna Lawson (So much Shakespeare your head will spin)
Anna Padgett (The Good Ms. Padgett)
Charles Reaves with Andria Alefhii (We’ll Never Have Paris / Listening to Work)
Teresa Toro (Bushwick Book Club)

Hosted by Queen of the Apes, Ayun Halliday (No Touch Monkey! / East Village Inky)

...children have a thousand distastes. Things are tedious to them. We have no right to attribute to them a belief in fairies, or an unwearied delight in bread and milk.

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Earlier Event: May 13
Specially Processed American Me
Later Event: May 14
The Tank's Sweet Sixteen Gala