The Wooster Group has relied on a revolving mix of actors, artists and even academics
Thu Jan 27 2005
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Before he was Mr. Pink, Buscemi performed in L.S.D. (...Just the High Points...) and Brace Up! He returned to the Garage stage in 1999, starring in North Atlantic.
A veteran of numerous Wooster productions, Faudree has created and directed several pieces for the Young at Heart company, a troupe consisting of performers in their seventies, eighties and nineties.
Jonas toured with the Wooster Group in Brace Up!an unusual respite from her work as a seminal video artist and her MIT professorship in new media.
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The Lounge Lizards frontman (and actor in Jim Jarmusch's Stranger than Paradise and Down by Law) composed the music for The Hairy Ape and House/Lights.
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During a break from the big screen, Fargo's Sheriff Marge Gunderson brushed up on her badminton skills for Wooster's To You, the Birdie!
In addition to recording 11 albums with her singing sister act, the Roches, Suzzy Roche has played both a goddess (Venus in To You, the Birdie!) and a devil (Mephistopheles in House/Lights) for the group.
The late Schmidt, a professor of Russian literature at Wellesley College and the University of Texas, translated Chekhov and Racine for the group. He also appeared on stagewell, on a television monitorduring Brace Up!
After serving as dramaturg and assistant director of the company for six years, Weems founded the Builders Association, an Obie-winning group that explores the interaction between humans and technology. Alexis Soloski/>/>