RoosevElvis is currently available for touring.
“RoosevElvis is the [TEAM]’s most intimate work that I’ve seen, and also its warmest…a spirited and insightful commentary on two archetypes of American masculinity.” Ben Brantley, The New York Times
“Combines witty cultural literacy with a tender intimacy… anchored by two performances of enormous conviction – a technically dazzling one from Sieh and a subtle, profoundly emotional one from King that lays bare the soul of America as a land full of heroes that is also a very lonely place to be.” The Telegraph
“An exhilaratingly bumpy ride into the myth-making landscape of America.” The Guardian
“..More buoyant than theatrical material has any right to be…The audience laughs—not with recognition or self-satisfaction, but with the purest kind of astonished delight.” Helen Shaw, Time Out New York
On a hallucinatory road trip from the Badlands to Graceland, the spirits of Elvis Presley and Theodore Roosevelt battle over the soul of Ann, a painfully shy meat-processing plant worker, and what kind of man or woman Ann should become. Set against the boundless blue skies of the Great Plains and endless American highway, RoosevElvis is a new work about gender, appetite, and the multitudes we contain. Read More
RoosevElvis premiered at The Bushwick Starr in Brooklyn in October 2013.
Created in partnership with The Bushwick Starr, and London’s Gate Theatre and Almeida Theatre.
March 16, 2017 – New York Live Arts Live Ideas, NYC