OBAMA 44 is a psychological thriller about the murder of the charming, beautiful young woman Maja, who admired and loved the President and worked for his re-election campaign. She was murdered. By whom? In the play Maja, excited and joyous says, "Obama, our 44th president. What a triumph! I admire him so much. I love him. I'm proud of all Americans. We elected an African-American, showing the world that we are truly democratic."
About the Company: La Mama Experimental Theatre Club
La MaMa is a remarkable arts institution with a world-wide reputation for producing cutting-edge work in theater, dance, performance art, and music. Founded in 1961 by theater pioneer and legend, Ellen Stewart, La MaMa has produced and presented more than 3,000 theatrical productions to date and is a vital part of the fabric of cultural life in New York City and around the world.
La MaMa provides a supportive home for artists and takes risks on unknown work. Artists such as Sam Shepard, Lanford Wilson, Philip Glass, Robert Wilson, Harvey Fierstein, Blue Man Group, David and Amy Sedaris, -and others whose names you haven't heard of yet - began their careers at La MaMa. International artists introduced to America by La MaMa include Tadeusz Kantor, Andrei Serban, Kazuo Ohno and, more recently, the acclaimed Belarus Free Theatre.La MaMa has been honored with more than 30 OBIE Awards, dozens of Drama Desk and Bessie Awards, and, in 2006, Ellen Stewart was recognized with a special TONY Award for "Excellence in the Theatre."
Thursday â€“ Saturday at 7:30pm
Sunday at 2:30pm
Theater: Ellen Stewart Theatre at La MaMa
Address: 66 East 4th Street
New York, NY 10003
Cost:General Admission: $18 Students/Seniors: $13
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