La MaMa Cantata is the origin story of La MaMa told through song. Written, composed and directed by Elizabeth Swados.
We’ve got the airfare covered and now we’re looking to raise funds for: ground transportation; per diem; artist fees; food; accommodations; and a videographer to document the tour.
We're taking 9 talented young actors to Europe (many for the first time!) including: Catherine Brookman, Rachel Duddy, Roe Hartrampf, Starr Kwofie, Grace McLean, Alicia Olatuja, Hannah Whitney, Preston Martin, & Tom Hennes.
Liz Swados will also join us for the tour, along with Musical Director Kris Kukul, drummer, Eric Read, stage manager Michael Ulreich, tour manager Kaori Fujiyabu and tour videographer Jaehee Cho.
The La MaMa Cantata is a joyous celebration of Ellen Stewart and the history of La MaMa that bridges generations. Our cast has been inspired by Ellen and the artistic legacy she established that continues to thrive today. La MaMa has maintained a worldwide presence for decades and it only seems appropriate that we take the La MaMa Cantata on tour.
With your help we can bring the inspiring message of the La MaMa Cantata to an international audience.
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La MaMa E.T.C. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Your contribution is tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.
International donors go to lamama.org to make your donation.
La MaMa Cantata Kickstarter video created by Jaehee Cho.
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Jul 25, 2012 - Aug 24, 2012
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Receive a download of the La MaMa Cantata cast recording!Estimated delivery: Oct 2012
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1 ticket to a WELCOME HOME SHOWING of the La MaMa Cantata. Attend a performance of the La MaMa Cantata in New York when the cast returns from Europe!Estimated delivery: Sep 2012
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1 ticket to the WELCOME HOME SHOWING + admittance to WELCOME HOME RECEPTION.Estimated delivery: Oct 2012
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Attend an Elizabeth Swados vocal workshop!Estimated delivery: Jan 2013
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Dinner for 4 with Elizabeth Swados and a La MaMa Cantata cast member + 4 tickets to the WELCOME HOME SHOWING + admittance for 4 to WELCOME HOME RECEPTIONEstimated delivery: Oct 2012
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Dinner for 6 with Elizabeth Swados and La MaMa Cantata cast members + 6 tickets to the WELCOME HOME + admittance for 6 to WELCOME HOME RECEPTIONEstimated delivery: Oct 2012
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Come on Tour with La MaMa Cantata! Includes airfare from: NYC-->Rome-->Zagreb-->Belgrade-->Rome-->NYC & ground transportation for 1 person.Estimated delivery: Sep 2012