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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 Trifles Room for Cream You, My Mother, a chamber opera in two parts

"moving, insightful and emotionally rich while still being aesthetically and artistically adventurous and challenging"
- Culturebot

"a dense and sometimes perplexing meditation on maternity"
- Time Out NY

"No tenors, no arias, no orchestra pit, no plot. Can “You, My Mother” really be called an opera? Yes, it can!
This new work by the Two-headed Calf does exactly what opera is supposed to do: brilliantly melding music and text to deliver an emotional wallop."

- The New York Post

Kristen Kosmas & Rick Burkhardt (text and music for part 1)
Karinne Keithley-Syers & Brendan Connelly (text and music for part 2)

February 9 - 20, 2012
The Ellen Stewart Theater at La MaMa, E.T.C. (NYC)

For Shows at the River-to-River Festival
Tickets Here
Performed By

Beth Griffiths
Laryssa Husiak
Mike Mikos
Kate Soper

Music Performed By Yarn/Wire
Ian Antonio (percussion)
Russell Greenberg (percussion)
Laura Barger (piano)
Ning Yu (keyboards)
Joshua Modney (violin)
Mariel Roberts (cello)
Brooke O'Harra

Scenery and Lights
Chris Kuhl
Justin Townsend

Alice Tavener

Slide Projection Design
Ahram Jeong
Yoonkyung Lim

Barbara Lanciers

Production Management
Lisa McGinn

Technical Direction
Kate Stack

Assistant Direction
Hye Young Chyun

Slide Operators
Elena Gageanu
Rhedd Morton Jankel

Assistant Lighting
Chris Thielking