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PUPPETS, PROJECTIONS and POLITICS collide in Rehana Lew Mirza’s LONELY LEELA

Are you a fan of Alice in Wonderland?  Did you ever wonder what would happen if it were modernized?  Wonder no more because the upcoming play in NYC, “Lonely Leela” will take you on just such a journey!

The play “Lonely Leela“, by Rehana Lew Mirza, will take place September 5-8, 2012 in NYC.  Tickets are normally $15, but Urban Asian fans (because you’re all so special!) can snag a ticket for only $12!!  Just enter the code “PARTNER”.  Read below for more details.

Ma-Yi Writers Lab and Desipina & Co present
Only four workshop performances of:
LONELY LEELA
written by Rehana Lew Mirza
directed by Robert Ross Parker
produced by Ying Le

September 5 – 8, 2012 at HERE

Featuring:
Quinlan Corbett*, Andrew Guilarte*, Anna Kull*, Maria-Christina Oliveras*, Matt Park, Lipica Shah* and Dave Shih*
(and puppets, and video, and songs, oh my!)

Leela’s boyfriend has disappeared. So she goes into the Internet to find him. An “Alice in Wonderland” inspired multi-media adventure where malicious codes and white knight bloggers meet in a shifting world of everything’s at your fingertips but you can’t quite find what you’re looking for.

HERE
145 6th Ave.
(Enter on Dominick, 1 Block South of Spring)

For tickets: visit here.org or call212-352-3101
Box Office: open after 5pm on show days or 2 hours before any performance.

MEMBERS SPECIAL TICKET DISCOUNT WITH THE CODE “PARTNER” $12 (REG $15)

more info at www.Desipina.org

Wed, Sept 5., 2012 at 7pm
Thurs, Sept. 6, 2012 at 7pm
Fri, Sept. 7, 2012 at 7 pm
Sat, Sept. 8 2012 at 7 pm

Production Stage Manager: John Nehlich
Lights/Video Designer: Jake Witlen
Set Designer: Jason Simms
Puppet Designer: Spica Wobbe
Sound/Music Designer: Ien DeNio
Costume Designer: Jenny Fisher
Choreographer: Dax Valdes
Graphic Designer: Nilou Moochhala

This workshop is presented with the help of Ma-Yi Writers Lab and Desipina, and is fully rehearsed in the New Georges room.

*These actors are appearing courtesy of Actors’ Equity Association. Equity approved showcase.