If the eclectic clutch of productions in its first week is any indication, the Rave Theater Festival is off to a promising start.
A variety of worlds — from a British ship of pilgrims to a maze populated with competing detectives — have been unfolding inside the neo-Gothic walls of a former school on the Lower East Side.
Those worlds, and many others, are part of the first Rave Theater Festival, running through Aug. 25 at the Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural and Educational Center. It is the brainchild of the Tony Award-winning impresario Ken Davenport, who noticed festivals disappearing as the physical space for productions in New York became more limited.
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