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Ubu Roi The Madman and the Nun Tumor Brainiowicz The Difference Engine The Mother The Life and Death of Tom Thumb the Great The Cataract Major Barbara Panic Drum of the Waves of Horikawa Room for Cream It Cannot be Called Our Mother but Our Graves Room for Cream Trifles Room for Cream You, My Mother, a chamber opera in two parts





"The Mother conjures a theatrical universe where characters ripple like pools of water, metamorphosing into the peculiar ether of their freewheeling story... In O'Harra's capable hands, the grotesquely resonant revelations breathe like three-dimensional neo-cubist paintings."
-The Village Voice


by S.I. Witkiewicz

Performed at La MaMa

March 27 - April 13, 2003

Performed By
Zakia Babb
Jim Fletcher
Wilson Hall
Suli Holum
Barbara Lanciers
Nicky Paraiso
Tina Shepard

Music Performed By
The Scenery Ensemble
Eli Asher
(trumpet)
Sam Hillmer
(clarinet/saxophone)
Beth Meyers
(viola)
Matthew Hough (electric guitar)
Gina Valvano
(bassoon)
Brendan Connelly
(conductor)

Director
Brooke O'Harra

Composer
Brendan Connelly

Designers
Peter Ksander
Emily Rebholz
Justin Townsend

Puppets and Video
Bilal Khan
Daniel Levine

Dramaturgy
Inna Giter

Lighting Designer
Michael Phillips

Costume Designer
Audrey Robinson