Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Village Voice on The New Zealand New Performance Festival




The Village Voice highlights The New Zealand New Performance Festival today:
"Flight of the Conchords fans will remember the landscape photo on Murray’s wall whose caption read “New Zealand...Rocks!!!” But the little archipelago proves itself to be far more than just lyrical fodder for the comedic duo. Evidence? The New Zealand New Performance Festival. Award-winning and internationally acclaimed artists from Godzone take the stage at La MaMa for three weeks, showcasing nine works of experimental theater."

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

Tickets now on sale for all shows.

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