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La MaMa Will Present the US Premiere of THE WAITRESS & THE ROBBER Photo La MaMa Will Present the US Premiere of THE WAITRESS & THE ROBBER
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 2, 2020

La MaMa in association with Concrete Temple Theatre and Playfactory Mabangzen will present the U.S. premiere of THE WAITRESS & THE ROBBER, written by Renee Philippi and directed by Ms. Philippi and Eric Nightengale, with an original score by Lewis Flinn. THE WAITRESS & THE ROBBER begins performances on Thursday, April 9 for a limited engagement through Sunday, April 26. Press Opening is Sunday, April 12 at 3:00 pm. Performances are at the Ellen Stewart Theatre at La MaMa (66 East 4th Street, between Bowery and 2nd Avenue, 2nd Floor). The performance schedule is Thursday - Saturday at 7:00 pm; Sunday at 3:00 pm. Tickets are $25 ($20 for Students/Seniors). To purchase tickets, visit http://lamama.org/waitress-robber/

Stunning Puppet-Forward Production PACKRAT Premieres At Dixon Place Photo Stunning Puppet-Forward Production PACKRAT Premieres At Dixon Place
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 10, 2019

Dixon Place presents Concrete Temple Theater's next multi-media puppet-theater creation PACKRAT, written and directed by Renee Philippi with puppetry design and construction by Carlo Adinolfi and an original score by Lewis Flinn. PACKRAT begins performances on Friday, January 31 for a limited engagement through Friday, February 14. Performances are at Dixon Place (161A Chrystie Street, between Rivington & Delancey). The performance schedule is Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $19 in advance; $22 at the door. (For Students/Seniors/ID NYC: $17 in advance and $20 at-the-door.) To purchase tickets, visit www.dixonplace.org. The running time is 60 minutes with no intermission; recommended for ages 7 and up.

Laura Anderson Barbata Announced As Production Designer Of Fort Worth Opera World Pre Photo Laura Anderson Barbata Announced As Production Designer Of Fort Worth Opera World Premiere COMPANIONSHIP
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 21, 2019

Fort Worth Opera (FWO) is proud to announce a new collaborative partnership with Mexico City-born artist Laura Anderson Barbata, for the world premiere of composer-librettist Rachel J. Peters's savagely funny dark comedy, Companionship. 

BRIC Presents Laura Anderson Barbata's THE EYE OF THE BEHOLDER Photo BRIC Presents Laura Anderson Barbata's THE EYE OF THE BEHOLDER
by Julie Musbach - Feb 8, 2019

Victorian Mexican Indigenous mezzo soprano Julia Pastrana was billed as "The Ugliest Woman in the World." A title given to her by her manager-husband Theodore Lent, she was exhibited by him and others in the United States and Europe during her life and after her death for 150 years. Chronicling 10 years of work to have Pastrana's body repatriated to Mexico for burial, the renowned artist Laura Anderson Barbata conducts audiences through a series of stories, exercises, and thought experiments towards an experience of radical empathy and a re-examination of the value of a human life.

BRIC Announces Programming For Milestone 40th Anniversary Season
by Stephi Wild - Aug 10, 2018

BRIC, the pioneering NYC arts-and-media organization and leading presenter of free cultural programming in Brooklyn, announces programming for its milestone 40th Anniversary season at BRIC House (September 2018-May 2019)-the organization's award-winning 40,000SF Downtown Brooklyn home. The season at BRIC House-its first under newly appointed BRIC President Kristina Newman-Scott-highlights the central idea that has animated BRIC's identity from the very beginning: that to create the future we want to see, artists must be supported in their role as civic leaders and citizens must be empowered to speak in their own creative voice. The season also deepens the organization's inclusive approach to both local and global discussions, and the places where they intersect.

Mexican Artist Laura Anderson Barbata To Develop New   Performance About 'The Ugliest Photo Mexican Artist Laura Anderson Barbata To Develop New Performance About 'The Ugliest Woman In The World' At Amphibian Stage Productions
by Julie Musbach - Feb 23, 2018

Amphibian Stage Productions is proud to host internationally-renowned artist Laura Anderson Barbata as she develops her one-woman play, The Eye of the Beholder. Performances will be Friday, March 23rd, and Saturday, March 24th at 8:00 pm.

BRIC to Present 'TRANSCOMMUNALITY,' 7/10-8/31
by Tyler Peterson - Jun 17, 2014

BRIC will present Transcommunality: Laura Anderson Barbata, Collaboration Beyond Borders this summer at BRIC House.