La MaMa Blogs: 6 Questions - Video Edition: IVICA BULJAN (Part 1)

Monday, November 30, 2015

6 Questions - Video Edition: IVICA BULJAN (Part 1)

Ivica Buljan, acclaimed Croatian director, collaborates with La MaMa’s legendary repertory company, Great Jones Rep, including in the cast long time company member Mia Yoo and leading Slovenian National Theatre actor, Marko Mandić, in the U.S. Premiere of Pier Paolo Pasolini’s PYLADE. Based on the ORESTEIA, this contemporary interpretation of the Greek myth is a poetic, tragic meditation on democracy, consumerism and the struggle for real social change. The rhythm and emotion of Pasolini’s text, translated into English by Adam Paolozza and Coleen MacPherson, is heightened by the music and movement incorporated into this production by Ivica Buljan and Great Jones Rep.

Ivica took time out from rehearsals to answer our 6 Questions, in our first-ever video edition. This is Question #1:

La MaMa presents
by Pier Paolo Pasolini
Director Ivica Buljan
English Translation Adam Paolozza and Coleen MacPherson
Assistant Director Arthur Adair

Music Composer Michael Sirotta
Additional Music Yukio Tsuji and Heather Paauwe
Light Designer Mike Riggs
Costume Designer Ana Savić Gecan
Company Coach George Drance
Dramaturg Zishan Ugurlu
Stage Manager Zulivet Diaz

Great Jones Repertory Company Performers Eugene the Poogene, Maura Donahue, Cary Gant, John Gutierrez, Valois Mickens, Tunde Sho, Chris Wild, Mia Yoo and Perry Yung
Special Guest Artist Marko Mandić

December 03 - December 18, 2015
Thursday - Saturday at 7pm, Sunday at 4pm

The Ellen Stewart Theatre

66 East 4th Street

(between Bowery and Second Avenue)
New York, NY 10003

Tickets: $25 Adults; $20 Students/Seniors; ten tickets prices at $10 available for every performance as part of La MaMa's 10@$10 ticketing initiative.

For Tickets and info: CLICK HERE

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