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PRODUCTIONS:

THE EXPENSE OF SPIRIT
Written and directed by Josh Fox
Performances at the OHIO Theater, NYC
December 21-23, 2005
December 1-24, 2004
Workshopped at the New York Stage and Film Festival, July 2004
And at the OHIO Theater's Ice Factory Festival July 7-10, 2004

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LIMITLESS JOY
Conceived and Directed by Josh Fox
Designed by Josh Fox, David Esler and Beau Allulli
Text by Josh Fox
Choreography by Josh Fox, Peter Schmitz and the Ensemble

A dance-theater epic focusing on the origins of our species voracious desire. Beginning with Genesis and traveling thousands of years to present-day New York, the piece tracks a single aspect of our nature--our ceaseless quest for joy--through human history.

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Death of Nations, The Trailer
A series of performances disguised as lectures that gave a sweeping overview of International WOW's forthcoming cycle play Death of Nations.

The Tralier was performed in three entirely different versions in 2003 and 2004 with casts from The United States, Thailand, Argentina, Palestine, Japan, Canada, Scotland, The Philippines, Korea, and Syria.

Version 1: "Asian Love Story" performed at Setagaya Public Theater, Tokyo. Hosted by Setagaya Public Theater's "Into The Theater, Practices in Asia" symposium. Feburary 11, 2003

Version 2: "13 Ways of Looking at Globalization" performed at Milwaukee Rep. Hosted by The Theater Communications Group biennial conference, June 13th, 2003

Version 3: "The Violence of Articulation" performed at Museo del Barrio, New York City. Hosted by May-Yi Theater Company's "Performing Ethnicity" conference. October 16, 2004

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THE COMFORT & SAFETY OF YOUR OWN HOME:
Death of Nations, Part 1

A Traveling, Site-Specific Theatre Event
Conceived & Directed by Josh Fox
Written by Josh Fox with members of the International WOW Company
Lights by Charles Foster
Created and Performed by members of the International WOW Company

"Mr. Fox [is] one of the most adventurous impresarios of the New York avant-garde"
"Hallucinatory...chilling...stunning... In a theatrical landscape that often suffers from blandness and predictability, [Death of Nations Part 1] is that rare show where you never know what will happen next." --Jason Zinoman, New York Times, 9/2/04

Act One: Board a chartered bus for a tour of historical Brooklyn, as our host, Lucy Kendrick Smith, leads you through terrain both physical and metaphysical. Travel over the Williamsburg Bridge and past the Navy Yard, home to prisons and movie studios. Learn about George Washington and the Battleof Brooklyn, the Canarsee Indians that once ruled this land, the origin of consciousness, and many other little known facts.
Act Two: At the WOW HAUS, our warehouse/rehearsal space in Brooklyn. Catch a glimpse of hooded prisoners chained to rooftop shingles, movie stars roaming the halls, and accountants washing bloodstained laundry. Visit our bedrooms where intimate moments are shared between nightmares. Park in our garage as it slowly fills with exhaust fumes and exhaustion. We invite you into our home, our New York, our America a country caught on the parallax
between devastation and primal beauty.

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ORPHAN ON GOD'S HIGHWAY
Conceived and Directed by Josh Fox
Written by Josh Fox with members of the International WOW Company
Featuring National Public Address
Performed at La MAMA, Etc. November-December 2002

A play with music about heartbreak, highways and burning houses. Orphan on God's highway featured the musical inventions of National Public Address, an American Roots music ensemble that adapted many traditional folk and depression era songs for the play's score. And a large A-Frame house, designed by David Esler and Josh Fox, which was raised on stage by the ensemble in less than 4 minutes.

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THE BOMB
Conceived and Directed by Josh Fox
Created and Performed by The International WOW Company
Written by Josh Fox and members of the International WOW Company
Designed by Charles Foster (Lights) David Esler (Set) and Amanda Ford (Costumes)

The first major play to premiere in New York about 9/11 created and performed by the New Yorkers that experienced it. An experiment in theatrical critical mass, the 30-member ensemble from 8 countries hurtles through half a century of American and world history, travelling through the life of J. Robert Oppenheimer, from the Holocaust to Hiroshima to Kabul, and to the world through the eyes of survivors of World Trade Center attacks in New York City.

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Ram

This Is Not the Ramakian
Conceived and Directed by Josh Fox
Written by Josh Fox with members of the International WOW Company
From the Thai National Epic poem, The Ramakian
Featuring and ensemble from Thailand, USA, Canada, Taiwan and Indonesia including Narumol Thammapruksa, Robert Saietta, Nutjaporn Swasdiprom, Gallis As, Patricia Kubala, Jarunun Phantachart and many others.
One of the very first International WOW Company collaborations
"Pioneering a New Form of Theater" -- Asia Times
"Dazzling" The Bangkok Post
KAD Theatre, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
January 1997

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GALLERIES OF RECENT WORKSHOPS at the WOW HAUS

You Belong To Me
(First Ruined Quartet)
A New Work -in-Progress
Conceived and directed by Josh Fox
Featuring Text by Josh Fox, Chuck Mee, Heiner Müller, Jonny Green
Created and performed by International WOW Company members:
Jonny Green, Carrie Getman, Beau Allulli (USA) and Pablo Ribot (Argentina)
Balkan PianoŁ music by Andy Gillis

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photos of "You Belong To Me"
by Josh Fox

Project 24
A new work-in-progress
Conceived and directed by Kok Man and Chan Leung Poon
With video installation and design by Ya-Hui Wang
Created and performed by International WOW Company members:
Harold Kennedy German (Dominican Republic)
Claro de los Reyes (USA/Philippines)
and Sauda Jackson (USA)
and Chan Leung Poon (Hong Kong)

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Their Shadows kiss the Ground
A new dance theater work-in-progress
Conceived, Choreographed and directed by
Makoto Matsushima and Josh Fox

Featuring Alexander Waterman on Cello

Created and Performed by
Makoto matsushima, Robert Saietta, Jonathan Green, Harold Kennedy German, Carrie Getman, Sara Barker, Leah Rudick, Rachel Brown, Lily feinn, David Laufgraben, Zina Anaplioti and Claro De Los Reyes

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"Their Shadows Kiss the Ground"
by Makoto Matsushima and Josh Fox

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