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Cafe Iguana Performance

Cafe Iguana Performance

October 17, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Howl! Happening
6 East 1st Street
New York City, NY 10003 + Google Map

Opening Night: Cafe Iguana, Saturday October 17th, 8 PM

Part Weimar-era Cabaret, part Great White Way, with a dash of the Merry Pranksters and Happenings thrown in, Cafe Iguana blended song, dance, poetry, theatre and gender-illusion into what was then a futuristic mix. The evening was held together seamlessly by its host, the late Ann Craig, channeled tonight by Heather Litteer.


John Kelly, From bar top to international acclaim, double Obie and Bessie award-winning performance artist and Pyramid regular, Kelly most recently completed a successful run of Love Of A Poet (a staging of Robert Schumann’s Dichterliebe song cycle) on Governor’s Island in New York Harbor.


Kestutis Nakas, Pyramid Theater Mogul responsible for such legendary productions as Titus Andronicus (with Ann Magnuson and Steve Buscemi), When Lithuania Ruled the World, and The Andrew Carnegie Story. He currently teaches at Roosevelt University in Chicago and runs The Bridge theater company.


Paula Now, one of the original Pyramid bar dancers, Paula Swede (one half of the highly interactive duo Cindy and Trish) is wellknown for her work with John Sex and Joey Arias, as well as a blogger and burlesque performer and producer under the name of The Swedish Housewife.


Featuring Heather Litteer as Ann Craig. Litteer is a member of Big Art Group and a resident artist at La MaMa. She is the recipient of the 2014 Fox Fellowship with La MaMa where she will presenting her solo show “Lemonade” in Spring 2016. Her daring film choices include working with Darren Aronofsky, Jane Campion, and Mary Harron.

Cost: Free
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