By Carey Purcell
07 Dec 2013
Presented by La MaMa and St. Ann's Warehouse, La Divina Caricatura will officially open Dec. 12 and continue through Dec. 22.
The cast includes Tony nominee Paul Kandel (The Who's Tommy), John Margolis, Maude Mitchell, Greg Mehrten, Karen Kandel and Terry O'Reilly. La Divina Caricatura also features an ensemble of Bunraku puppeteers. Jessica Scott directs.
Written and directed by Breuer, La Divina Caricatura has live music composed by Lincoln Schleifer.
Breuer, a co-founding, co-artistic director of Mabou Mines, is a writer, lyricist, director, adaptor and filmmaker. His stage productions include The Gospel at Colonus, Mabou Mines DollHouse, Peter and Wendy, The Lost Ones and Un Tramway Nommé Désir (with the Comédie Française).
The puppets are designed by Julie Archer, Eric Novak and Emily DeCola and Scott.
La Divina Caricatura is supported, in part, by the National Endowment for the Arts American Masters and The Jim Henson Foundation.
Visit lamama.org for more information.