This event will be held in front of a live Zoom audience AND streamed online! Check your answering machine, read the flier, spread the word! Letter of Marque’s famous themed shindig is back from the future-past with a new play, a live game show, and pre/post analog dance beats. For free!
Experience a virtual New York City, 1988 in a subterranean avant-music club that’s packed to the pores with talent, grime, and performance party atmosphereics!
Swordraiser Before the Internet Thursday, June 18 at 7PM ET/ 4PM PT Live streamed in front of a live Zoom audience Free with RSVP ticket You can “attend” the party by RSVP-ing with a free ticket or watch from afar on our live stream. Party outfits always encouraged! ********* Watch the live stream premier of LOM's newest play created created with Billy Martin (Medeski Martin & Wood). A story reflecting NYC’s boundry-pioneering “downtown” music and art scene and how the legacy echoes into present day. Written for a digital stage by Nolan Kennedy. Following the live performance, creator Billy Martin, the playwright, director, and cast will hold a brief Q&A with the zoom studio audience. ********* And, then, GAME SHOW! host by comedian, Chris Duffy! A live competition for the coveted Swordraiser trophy sword! Yes, the winner of the night will be shipped a blade which only a lucky few have held the likes! Multiple rounds to determine the winner, plus an ongoing audience costume/zoom box parade. Prizes for the best dressed, best dance moves, and more from Alewife! ********** Then, DANCE your excitement into the night with a DJ set! All ticket and donations support non-profit ensemble theater and artists. Every bit counts!
Wanna be a contestant in the live game show? When you reserve a free ticket to the party, you'll receive a link to a short Google form. Fill it out to throw your name into the hat! Contestants chosen on a first come basis! The fight for the sword is on! Will you be the next winner? Game registration ends June 17th. It’s now or sword-never! Proceeds from the event will go to support the "Audre Lorde Project": a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Two Spirit, Trans and Gender Non-Conforming People of Color community organizing center, focusing on the New York City area and "Solutions Not Punishment (SnapCo)": an Atlanta-based group that provides community and financial support for Black Trans, and Queer people in need and works to dismantle the prison industrial complex.