The Reptilian Lounge | JAN 17, 24, 31

Live from The Reptilian Lounge… It’s The Reptilian Lounge! Hosted by Tricklock Company Hosted by a rotating cast of Tricklock Company members, The Reptilian Lounge is Albuquerque’s longest running late night cabaret and variety show. Featuring a slew of local poets, musicians, actors, performance artists, fire-breathers, contortionists–really, it depends on the night– and accompanied by some of the city’s finest local bands, The Reptilian Lounge is not to be missed. This show sells out and fast–no reservations are taken, so get down early and pick up your kitty card and bucket of change. No idea what we’re talking about? Ask your friends. Bet they’ve seen it. LAUNCH! Sat, Jan 17th – 10:00pm Sat, Jan 24th – 10:00pm Sat, Jan 31st – 10:00pm Tricklock Performance Laboratory: 110 Gold Ave SW Tickets are at the door only! $7.77 cash... read more

Time Served | JAN 27, 30

Carlos Contreras | ABQ | USA Directed by Hannah Kauffmann Time Served is a confrontation, a recognition, and a bold questioning of the isolation we face as human beings. Told through poetry and prose, Time Served is an intimate exploration of the human experience inspired by a visionary writer and performer’s years spent teaching incarcerated students. “Time Served is a rich and rigid work cementing Carlos Contreras as a major voice of the American southwest. In these tragic yet lovingly rendered confessions, Contreras examines the physical and emotional prisons forced upon us.” – Idris Goodwin – Playwright, Performer, Professor Colorado College Tricklock Performance Laboratory Tue, Jan 27 – 8PM Fri, Jan 30 – 10PM For For Tickets Call: 505.414.3738 $28 General Admission, $22... read more

The Woman Who Didn’t Want to Come Down to Earth | JAN 28, 31

Gabrielle Neuhaus | Israel Confronted with external threats and demands, she obeys neither rules nor gravity and reaches absurd and extreme situations. Starting with a comic-style, indoor aerial trip, the piece depicts the universal challenge of the individual to stay true to oneself. “Flexibility, strength, boundless creativity, lightness and precision… All theatrical elements are kneaded like plastiline. A real pleasure…” – 2nd Opinion “A heart-rending character in a piece whose strength lies in the acting, in-between natural and stylized…” – Yediyot Aharonot Keshet Center for the Arts Wed, Jan 28 – 8PM Sat, Jan 31 – 8PM For Tickets Call: 505.414.3738 $28 General Admission, $22 Student/Senior Special thanks to Mifal Hapais and the Consulate General of Israel.    ... read more

Bars and Measures | JAN 29

Based on true events, this drama focuses on two African American brothers struggling to maintain their relationship after one becomes incarcerated. Exploring themes of loyalty, faith and justice, Bars and Measures is a powerful story of two men trying to break free. Special thanks to  Buck Busfield of B Street Theatre. Thur, Jan 29th – 8pm Tricklock Performance Laboratory, 110 Gold Ave SW A staged reading of a new play by Idris Goodwin Directed by Juli Hendren For tickets, click here. $12 General... read more

Acoustic East-Western Road Movie | JAN 30

Mariana Sadovska & Christian Thomé | Ukraine | Germany With their duo program, Mariana Sadovska and Christian Thomé created an acoustic east-western road movie: a meeting of cultures in poetry and melodies, which tells of the confrontation of love and death, of despair and hope – always in search of freedom and identity. UNM – Rodey Fri, Jan 30 – 8PM For Tickets Call: 505.925.5858 $28 General Admission, $22 Student/Senior  ... read more

Hamlet, Prince of Grief | JAN 30, 31

LEEV Theater | Iran Directed By Mohammad Aghebati Using household objects and children’s toys to play out a domestic and political history of betrayal and death, Shakespeare’s tragic hero comes to terms with his violent fate through an obsessive retelling of the moments that preceded his death. Performed in Farsi with English supertitles. University of New Mexico, Experimental Theatre Fri, Jan 30 – 6PM Sat, Jan 31 – 7PM For Tickets Call: 505.925.5858 or click here. $28 General Admission, $22... read more

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