FOOD FOR THOUGHT LECTURE SERIES
Wednesday, March 9, 2022 - 12 pm via Zoom
MORGAN BASSICHIS is a comedic performer who has been called “a tall child or, well, a big bird” by The Nation and “fiercely hilarious” by The New Yorker. Morgan’s book of to-do lists, The Odd Years, was published by Wendy’s Subway in 2020. They were included in the 2019 Whitney Biennial and in Greater New York 2015 at MoMA PS1.
Past shows include Don’t Rain On My Bat Mitzvah (co-created with Ira Khonen Temple, Creative Time, 2021), Nibbling the Hand that Feeds Me (Whitney Museum, NYC, 2019), Klezmer for Beginners (co-created with Ethan Philbrick, Abrons Arts Center, NYC, 2019), Damned If You Duet (The Kitchen, NYC, 2018), More Protest Songs! (Danspace Project, NYC, 2018), and The Faggots & Their Friends Between Revolutions: The Musical (co-created with TM Davy, DonChristian Jones, Michi Ilona Osato, and Una Aya Osato, New Museum, NYC, 2017).
Morgan has released two albums: March is for Marches with Ethan Philbrick (2019) and More Protest Songs! Live From St. Mark’s Church (2018). They edited and wrote the introduction for Nightboat Books’ 2019 edition of Larry Mitchell and Ned Asta’s 1977 The Faggots & Their Friends Between Revolutions. They live in New York City.
SOLO SHOW COMING UP: Questions to Ask Beforehand at Bridget Donahue, March 25-April 23. Performances on April 1, 8, 14, and 22 at 7:30pm.
CURRENTLY ON VIEW: “Questions to Ask Before Saying ‘Yes’ to a Gig” is accompanying Twenty-One Humors online at Pace Gallery, February 7-March 19.