Tuesday, September 3, 2013

VIDEO PREVIEW: Irina Brook's SHAKESPEARE'S SISTER (OR La Vie Matérielle)


Shakespeare' s sister ou La vie matérielle from Dream Theatre on Vimeo.

Irina Brook's adaptation of Virginia Woolf’s A Room Of One’s Own and Marguerite Duras’ La Vie Matérielle is set at a fantasy dinner party where five women prepare the cuisine while singing, dancing and discussing their place in the world

Irina Brook continues her father Peter’s tradition at La MaMa with Shakespeare’s Sister (or La Vie Matérielle), which adapts Virginia Woolf’s A Room Of One's Own and Marguerite Duras’ La Vie Matérielle. Adapted and directed by the younger Brook, the work is set at a fantasy dinner party, where five women prepare the cuisine while singing, dancing and discussing their place in the world. 

The production will feature a diverse ensemble including OBIE-winner Winsome Brown as Virginia Woolf, novelist and former French Vogue editor Joan Juliet Buck (Julie and Julia) as Maugerite Duras, actress Nicole Ansari (“Deadwood,” Broadway and West End productions of Tom Stoppard’s Rock and Roll, Théâtre du Soleil), concert violin soloist Yibin Li and British singer/songwriter Sadie Jemmett.

LA MAMA PRESENTS
THE NEW YORK PREMIERE OF
IRINA’S DREAMTHEATRE’S
SHAKESPEARE’S SISTER
(OR LA VIE MATÉRIELLE)
ADAPTED AND DIRECTED BY IRINA BROOK,

SEPTEMBER 20-OCTOBER 6
THE ELLEN STEWART THEATRE

$25 Adults
$20 Students/Seniors
$10 limited number of 10 @ $10 tickets available for each performance (in advance only)

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