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ON STAGE
ARTAUD
AND HIS DOUBLE
NOV 3-19
       
A SPECIAL EVENT
THE TRUMP CARD
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COMPANY

lawrence brewley
amanda foreman
marisa Teeter
j.r. teeter
 
CURATORS

juda nevadomski
 
ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE

  
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A BRIEF HISTORY
 

Bread & Water Theatre is committed to making the arts accessible and affordable to a broad-based audience and acting as a positive agent of change in its community.  Under the artistic direction of J.R. Teeter, BWT develops theatre that speaks to our living, evolving, and dramatically-changing world through new works of drama and aspires to be a major force in American theatre, providing audiences with challenging contemporary drama and innovative community outreach programs.

Founded in 2000, BWT strives to create a type of theatre where the actor's performance is the most important aspect of production; where a voice and body can inhabit a blank stage and fill the vacuum of empty space.  This type of theatre is sometimes in-your-face, rough and crude, but it is never disappointing.  Below is a timeline of important events in the history of the theatre.
2000
Bread & Water Theatre is born with its inaugural production
of Dr. Faustus by Christopher Marlowe.

2001
BWT premieres original adaptations of Saint-Exuprey's The Little Prince
and Charlotte Perkins-Gilman's The Yellow Wallpaper.

2002
BWT revives the Rainbow Theater Festival rededicating the event to the colors of
the original Rainbow Pride Flag combining a sense of history with
the theatre's mission of creating and exporing new theatre.

2004
BWT first performs at 243 Rosedale St., Rochester, NY.
The site of a historic Rochester church and once thriving theatre.

2008
BWT signs its first official lease for 243 Rosedale St., Rochester, NY
and begins renovation of the venue to more suit the theatre's needs.

2009
BWT creates The Recession Art Show and Sale to help starving artists and musicians
promote their work.  This event was later dubbed The Music and Art Fair
after the official title of Woodstock.