La MaMa Blogs: The Reviews Are In for TRASH CUISINE!

Thursday, April 30, 2015

The Reviews Are In for TRASH CUISINE!

highly effective...raw fare for strong stomachs....Belarus Free Theater has emerged as one of the bravest and most inspired underground troupes on the planet...Its presence has provided a necessary and welcome reminder that theater can indeed be a revolutionary’s hard not to admire its pure theatrical imagination.” 
Ben Brantley, The New York Times

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"theatergoers always on the lookout for something they've never seen before are guaranteed to find that here." 
- Huffington Post

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"The show thrillingly raises important questions about the modern state of capital punishment through a well-choreographed barrage of sights, sounds, and smells...Every member of this eight-person ensemble fearlessly dives into the production, to chilling result...this unique and rigorous political theater is not to be missed." 
- TheaterMania

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"a beautiful exploration of human craving and excess; the desire to indulge our mouths not so different from the urge to whet our aggression." 
- NY Theatre Review

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“Exiles from Europe’s last true dictatorship, the Belarus Free Theatre delivers a knockout punch with its monumental “Trash Cuisine”...Dark, moving, and unforgettable, Belarus Free Theatre is one for the history books.” 
- Theatre Reviews Limited
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"TRASH CUISINE is political theatre done imaginatively... These very talented, international cast members are a skillful, physical group. And the live music was wonderfully matched. This is a noble use of theatre to send a critical message." 
- ELJ Arts

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"Trash Cuisine, the latest play by Belarus Free Theater, explores capital punishment using stark, memorable images."
- Theater Pizzazz

"Execution by beheading, hanging, stoning, beating, hacking, electrocution, and firing squad are explored in the Belarus Free Theatre’s elegant multimedia performance"
- The New Yorker

La MaMa presents

Devised and performed by Belarus Free Theatre
Directed by Nicolai Khalezin | Written by Nicolai Khalezin & Natalia Kaliada
Concept, stage direction, costumes, lights by Nicolai Khalezin & Natalia Kaliada

A continued collaboration with The Public Theater in support of Belarus Free Theatre.

Running time: 90 minutes | Performed in English

Now - May 17, 2015

The Ellen Stewart Theatre
66 East 4th Street
(between Bowery and Second Avenue)
New York, NY 10003

Tickets: $30 Previews (4/25 & 4/26); $40 Adults; $35 Students/Seniors

For Tickets and Info: CLICK HERE

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