BURAN THEATRE is a Brooklyn-based theatre collective creating new works that straddle genre and artistic production. Led by writer/director Adam R. Burnett, performer Jud Knudsen and designer Nick Kostner, Buran is committed to collaborating with various mediums to create process-based performances.
Plays from Buran Theatre on Indie Theater Now
MAGIC BULLETS by Adam R. Burnett
MAGIC BULLETS entertains a trip through modern health and wellness.
MONEY BUCKETS! by Adam R. Burnett
The play addresses the 2008 stock market crash, the Obama presidency, the long-last legacy of the Roosevelt administration on politics, Buckminster Fuller's utopia, the potential future for the apolitical citizen in American society, and a call to action.
NIGHTMARES: A DEMONSTRATION OF THE SUBLIME by Adam R. Burnett
This play situates itself between terror and comedy (the sublime), beneath the gaze of Henry Fuseli's iconic painting, and in the midst of an enveloping soundscape to plumb the extremities of our contemporary condition and posit the question: are we still capable of being overwhelmed?
THE COTTON PLANTATION by Mars Mraz
A musical comedy adaptation of The Cherry Orchard that follows a female plantation owner and her ex-slaves over time as they wrestle with what to do with an old iconic American cotton plantation.
THE HOUSE OF FITZCARRALDO by Buran Theatre Company
In 1979 Werner Herzog enlisted his megalomaniac best friend, Klaus Kinski, to help him drag a 300-ton steamship over a mountain in the Peruvian jungle.
Current and Upcoming Productions in NYC
MAMMOTH (May 7 - May 23)
Venue: The Brick Theater, 579 Metropolitan Ave
Latest News About Buran Theatre
BURAN THEATRE'S MAMMOTH TO PREMIERE AT THE BRICK FROM MAY 7-23
MAMMOTH is poetic and seriously funny new play about love & destruction, invoking the nostalgia of science and the hard data of the human heart. This atmospheric new play by Adam R. Burnett will meditate upon why we destroy what we love and, once vanished, what compels us to revive what we’ve lost.
Mar 24, 2015
BURAN THEATRE COLLABORATES ON THE UNBEARABLE LIKENESS OF JO, SEMITY & JONES AT DIXON PLACE, FEB. 17 & 18
THE UNBEARABLE LIKENESS OF JO, SEMITY & JONES Written by Georgina Escobar Directed by Adam R. Burnett Featuring Julia Anrather, Laura-Love Tode, Mindy Leanse, & Rachel Lin
Feb 4, 2015
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