Alex Romania
Face Eaters

May 17, 18, 21, 22, 24, & 25
7pm

photo of Stacy Lynn Smith by Elyse Mertz

Performances will take place at The Chocolate Factory Theater, 38-33 24th Street, Long Island City.

The third evening length piece in the ‘Whoops!’ saga following KLUTZ (2018, Abrons Arts Center) and junkhead (2019, Brooklyn Studios for Dance) – Face Eaters is a haunted house of never-ending endings, part operatic home movie nightmare and part decrypted love poem to the dead. Face Eaters features footage from creator Alex Romania’s brother, Zachary Romania (1988 – 2022), remixed video inspired by collaborations with Taylor Sakarett (1990 – 2020) and monologues by the non-performance legend, Arthur Romania.

A Total Theater Mess. Come get some.

Created and performed by Alex Romania in deep collaboration with live performance work by Stacy Lynn Smith (dramaturgy), Nazareth Hassan, Shane Jones and Arthur Romania. Video Tech: Glenn Potter-Takata. A1: Sky Parnes. Lighting Design: Wesley Bryon. Additional Video Design: Lena Hawkins. Guitar & Bass Design: Hokadelic. Production Manager: John-Philip Faienza. Administrative Steward: Ella Dawn W-S. Set Consultant: Andrew Braddock. Including contributions by: Sebastian Coco (1987 – 2010), Taylor Sakarett (1989 – 2020), Zachary Romania (1988 – 2022) and Marguerite Coco (1930 – 2022). With Additional Camera Operator: Jade Donaldson and Video Performance by: Hegemonix, Jarva Lund and Kirk Windsor. Produced by: Psychic Wormhole (Stacy Lynn Smith + Alex Romania).

Photo Description: A ghostly premonition.

*This performance features Fog & Strobe. Audience is welcome to take respite in the lobby.