Exquisite Corpse Company's Surreal Summer

through September 25
Saturdays, Sundays
Nolan Park

This summer, Exquisite Corpse Company returns to House 17 on Governors Island for a full season of exciting new work created by our burgeoning community of artists! From our Performance Series to our Film Series to our next full-scale immersive production, this is panning out to be a summer of surreal proportions.

Corpse Revival Performance Series

May 28th - June 26th

What do teen queen zombies, Anna Karenina, Doomsday drills, and dust storms have in common? They are being “revived” this summer as part of the Corpse Revival Performance Series! Each play will be uniquely staged within the house. These plays were developed and received their first public presentations as part of ECC’s Writer’s Labs. Performances run Saturdays and Sundays May 28th - June 26th. Tickets are donation based and open to the public.

Un-Reel Film Series

July 9th - 23rd

Featuring the works 7 emerging filmmakers, this mini film fest will explore the genre of the surreal through the eyes of cinema. These showings will be free and open to the public. Shorts will run throughout the house Friday - Sunday.

The Enchanted Realm of Rene Magritte
A Journey Through the Mind of the Surrealist Painter

Opening August 2016

Take a step into the mind of the man behind the bowler hat. Rene Magritte’s fantastical mural, The Enchanted Realm, is the backdrop of ECC’s newest, most ambitious piece yet. The main players of Magritte’s life will spin you into his world, in a life-size immersive re-interpretation of his work and exploration of what it means to be human in the (sur)realest of senses. Performances run twice a day on Saturday’s and Sunday’s August -September.


Monday closed
Tuesday closed
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Friday closed
Saturday 12:00 pm — 6:00 pm
Sunday 12:00 pm — 6:00 pm
Getting There
3 Minutes from Soissons Landing 7 Minutes from Yankee Pier
1 Minutes from Soissons Landing 5 Minutes from Yankee Pier