Van Reipen Collective The change has come
About Tender Buttons. Objects. 10/2 - 10/5/14. Rooms. 10/9 - 10/12/14. Food. 10/16 - 10/19/14. Buy Tickets.

The entire text of Tender Buttons by Gertrude Stein. A spectacle in 3 parts.

TENDER BUTTONS Objects Food Rooms is a book of poetry written by Gertrude Stein in 1914, and manifested for the stage by Van Reipen Collective in 2014 as a five-hour spectacle in 3 parts, modeled after Stein's book. 

OBJECTS, a through-scored Americana operetta for 12 performers.
ROOMS, a shape-shifting duet, a tender biopsy of the mind.
FOOD, a dining room anti-drama for 3 with meat hooks and chicken.

October 2-19, 2014 at Theater for the New City, NYC.

Tender Buttons
  Tender Buttons ROOMS, photo by Jordan Hollender.