The Civilians Present Patriot Acts: An American Vaudeville May 8

News   The Civilians Present Patriot Acts: An American Vaudeville May 8 The Civilians, the Off-Broadway theatre outfit with a docu-drama bent, will on May 8 present Patriot Acts: An American Vaudeville at The Skirball Center in New York University.
The Civilians in Patriot Acts: An American Vaudeville.
The Civilians in Patriot Acts: An American Vaudeville.

The one-night-only event, which purports to revive "the forgotten progressive history of many icons of American culture," will feature a host of artists, theatrical and otherwise, including: Paul D. Miller aka DJ Spooky, Mary Testa and Jackie Hoffman; guest speakers David Rakoff, Air America's Sam Seder and Victor Navasky; musical groups Ollabelle, Girlyman, Tom Kitt Band, Pierce Woodward Band, Atomic Grind Show; and the acrobatic comediennes The Wau Wau Sisters—as well as members of the Civilians company. Tickets run $35 to $50. Call Ticket Central (212) 279-4200 or report in person at the Shagan Box Office. For benefit packages including exclusive afterparty call (212) 730-2019 or visit www.thecivilians.org.

The Civilians' past productions include Nobody's Lunch, The Ladies and Gone Missing.