The show must go on.
This December, La Mama will welcome theatre-goers through its doors when it reopens to the public with three new live events.
On Decmeber 5, La Mama will host a one-off series of Filipino Playreadings curated by playwright Rosemary Johns and exploring themes of superstition, sexual assault and what it means to be an artist, each framed by the resounding statement, “It is our ignorance that will kill us”.
December 8 will see the much-anticipated Iranian Bahaus come to the La Mama stage where it will run until December 20. Told using the style of Naghali – the most ancient form of Persian dramatic storytelling known today – Iranian Bauhaus tells the story of artist Elnaz Sheshgelani living and performing outside her spiritual home in a foreign land.
Finally, on December 15 La Mama Poetica will return for its first live instalment since March featuring performances by poets Ali Alizadeh, Thuy On, Anne Carson and Peter Bakowski.
The current COVID-19 restrictions mean that tickets are very limited, so be sure to get in quickly.
“After what has been a year of distance, uncertainty and chaos, we are thrilled to open our doors and welcome the community back to experience the connectedness and quiet reflection that comes with the experience of live, intimate theatre,” said Caitlin Dullard, Co-CEO/Producer, La Mama.
“We are so inspired by so many artists who have creatively adapted to the online context, but still long for the raw exchange of all being in the room together. We can’t wait to see you (from a safe distance) for a small offering before the year that was is over and out!”
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Head to the La Mama website for tickets and more information.
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