Wednesday, January 28, 2015

NY Times is excited about The New Zealand Performance Festival


Lori Holcomb-Holland preview The New Zealand Performance Festival for The New York Times. The festival will run March 12th through 29th, 2015.


"Among the highlights is “On the Conditions and Possibilities of Hillary Clinton Taking Me as her Young Lover,” Geoff Pinfield and Arthur Meek’s play, in which a lecturer (played by Mr. Meek) makes the case that Ms. Clinton not only wants a young lover, but also needs one to win the 2016 presidential election — and that he is the perfect candidate for the position."


Read the full article HERE.

La MaMa presents
THE NEW 
ZEALAND 
PERFORMANCE 
FESTIVAL

March 12th - 29th, 2015


ON THE CONDITIONS AND POSSIBILITIES OF HILLARY CLINTON TAKING ME AS HER YOUNG LOVER
First Floor Theatre | by Arthur Meek
March 12, 13, 14 at 7:30pm & 15 at 2pm | 60 minutes | $20
A theatrical lecture by Arthur Meek, a rising star in the New Zealand theatre scene. 

NAG
La Galleria | by Marcus McShane
March 18, 19, 20 & 22 at 1pm - 5:30pm | Free
An endurance-based performance-installation that constructs a self-propelled artist studio. 

SLEEP/WAKE
Ellen Stewart Theatre | by Sam Trubridge
March 19-21 at 8pm & 22 at 4pm | 7o minutes | $25
FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHT: An award-winning art science performance with stunning visuals by director/designer Sam Trubridge.

SO SO GANGSTA
First Floor Theatre | by James Nokise
March 19, 20, 21 at 7:30pm & 22 at 2pm | 55 minutes | $20
Samoan comedian James Nokise brings hip-hop culture back to the USA via the Pacific and Aotearoa, New Zealand.

FOR YOUR FUTURE GUIDANCE
La Galleria | by Binge Culture
March 18, 19, 20 - 22 at 6pm | 60 minutes | Free
An interactive performance in the style of a self-help seminar, giving you the skills and knowledge to survive the new you-topia.

ALL YOUR WANTS AND NEEDS FULFILLED FOREVER
Ellen Stewart Theatre | by PlayGround Collective
March 26 at 8pm & 27 at 4pm | 70 minutes | $25
Simon studies video game design, looks after his pet rats, and keeps himself glued to whatever screen is nearest—all to avoid thinking about the recent death of his father. But Simon’s world is turned upside down when a mysterious box is delivered to him that might just contain the Secret to the Universe... An acclaimed new theatre work by writer Eli Kent and director Robin Kerr of the award-winning PlayGround Collective.

CHET BAKER: LIKE SOMEONE IN LOVE
Ellen Stewart Theatre | by Goldthorpe Creative
March 28 at 8pm & 29 at 4pm | 115 minutes | $25
Jazz and theatre brought together on stage in the gripping story of a US music legend. Performed and written by David Goldthorpe. Directed by David Lawrence.

LISTENING POSTS
In public places throughout the East Village | by LudiCity | Free
March 19 - 22 | Installation

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