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Sunday 12 June 2016

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Cherchez La Femme: the musical

Sunday 12 June 2016

 

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La MaMa in New York City presented Cherchez La Femme: the musical—livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv Sunday 12 June at 9 p.m. BST (London) / 20:00 GMT / 4 p.m. EDT (New York) / 3 p.m. CDT (Chicago) / 1 p.m. PDT (Los Angeles). 

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"performed with infectious gusto"
The New York Times

A madcap adventure featuring the music of August Darnell (AKA Kid Creole and the Coconuts) and Dr. Buzzard's Original Savannah Band!

Set in New York City and the Caribbean in the 1980s, Cherchez La Femme is a  musical extravaganza that tells the story of one man's loss and another man's gain and the powerful women who make it all possible. The show explores dark themes (abandonment, sibling rivalry, unrequited love) and light themes (sexual healing, the pursuit of happiness, the smell of success), but never without inviting you to shake your head and tap your toes to infectious neo-urban-jungle grooves. 

Get more info about the show here.
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About HowlRound TV

HowlRound TV is a global, commons-based peer produced, open access livestreaming and video archive project stewarded by the nonprofit HowlRound. HowlRound TV is a free and shared resource for live conversations and performances relevant to the world's performing arts and cultural fields. Its mission is to break geographic isolation, promote resource sharing, and to develop our knowledge commons collectively. Participate in a community of peer organizations revolutionizing the flow of information, knowledge, and access in our field by becoming a producer and co-producing with us. Learn more by going to our participate page. For any other queries, email [email protected], or call Vijay Mathew at +1 917.686.3185 Signal/WhatsApp. View the video archive of past events.

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I saw this FABULOUS play 3 times and it just got better and better each time I saw it. The character Stingy was my fav fussin', cussin' and GROOVING the entire time. Had me LOL! Everybody was GREAT! Sooo much talent, energy and FUN!!!!