The Department of Fools brings their signature slapstick, shock-shlocky, old-school mask comedy to the world-famous PIT Underground this February. Looking to be entertained? Appalled? Enlightened? Confused? Simply distracted from the garbage-sauce leaking out of the world's orifices these days? Come let the Fools transport you to a simpler time of hierarchies and a new age of comedy. Tix: https://thepit-nyc.com/event/2017-02-03-a-history-of-servitude Teaser: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f9ePi6_pu8E&feature=youtu.be Press: http://www.broadwayworld.com/off-off-broadway/article/Hit-FringeNYC-Show-Returns-to-the-New-York-Stage-with-Masked-Mayhem-In-A-HISTORY-OF-SERVITUDE-20170105

The Department of Fools brings their signature slapstick, shock-shlocky, old-school mask comedy to the world-famous PIT Underground this February. Looking to be entertained? Appalled? Enlightened? Confused? Simply distracted from the garbage-sauce leaking out of the world's orifices these days? Come let the Fools transport you to a simpler time of hierarchies and a new age of comedy.

Tix: https://thepit-nyc.com/event/2017-02-03-a-history-of-servitude

Teaser: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f9ePi6_pu8E&feature=youtu.be

Press: http://www.broadwayworld.com/off-off-broadway/article/Hit-FringeNYC-Show-Returns-to-the-New-York-Stage-with-Masked-Mayhem-In-A-HISTORY-OF-SERVITUDE-20170105

PROPER CARE OF THE PEACE LILY @ UNITED SOLO FESTIVAL

Trapped in a limitless void, a fatherless man with no guidance must create his own path back to the world. With the help of a mysterious Peace Lily (named Robert Plant), a divination book, and ghosts from generations past, he attempts to piece together an identity and take ownership of his life

The show will debut at the United Solo Festival in September 2016.  For more information, click above, or: www.unitedsolo.org/us/propercare-2016/                                                                                 www.facebook.com/ProperCarePeaceLily/

HISTORY AND EARLY PRAISE

-An early festival bestseller, Peace Lily sold out its first performance more than two months in advance.  -Recipient of NYU Gallatin's "Dean's Award for Continuing Research," a grant established to transfer outstanding from Academia into the professional sphere.                                                                          -Developed in part at a month long arts/meditation retreat at Karme Choling meditation center in Barnet, VT.  -Peace Lily earned Alec a writer's residency at esteemed SPACE on Ryder Farm during their 2016 season.

A HISTORY OF SERVITUDE

Playing in the slapstick style of commedia dell'arte, The Department of Fools’ A History of Servitude is an hour-long romp that retells history from the perspective of the servants.

Alec is an ensemble member of the Department of Fools, a New York based Commedia Dell'Arte troupe. For more information on the Fools or this performance, click the above picture, or: