Skip to main content

Fringe Fave Camp Wanatachi Off-Broadway Premiere

It's a catchy electro-pop musical about an all-girls Christian summer camp - what's not to like? From a variety of sources:

Camp Wanatachi Premieres Off-Broadway at La MaMa E.T.C.
January 21 – February 6, 2011  - First Floor Theatre
By Natalie Elizabeth Weiss
Get your tickets online 

A hit at the New York Fringe Festival, the spirit-soaked and hormone-charged, CAMP WANATACHI makes its Off-Broadway premiere laster this month at the legendary La MaMa E.T.C. Hilarious and provocative, it's an new electro-musical where sex is discovered and unexpected love found at an all-girls Christian summer camp.

Produced by Ian Pai (Grammy nominated co-founder of Blue Man Group, music director of  Fischerspooner), and Bridget Regan (star of Disney-ABC’s Legend of the Seeker), CAMP WANATACHI follows the story of 13 year-old Jana—an impetuous, pubescent, born-again Christian. This summer, Jana’s world is turned upside down when her friendship with Titi O’Malley—a promiscuous, bulimic beauty— challenges her faith and forces her to wrestle with desires she’d rather leave under the covers. Under an idyllic sky and fueled by roasted marshmallows, a cast of eccentric campers and counselors struggle to understand what love truly means.

Written and composed by Natalie Weiss (of Unicornicopia), and featuring electronic music by glitch-hop pioneer Travis Stewart, aka Machinedrum, CAMP WANATACHI packs an unexpected punch, providing a score never-before-heard in musical theater. With a shockingly funny book co-written by Weiss and Bekah Brunstetter (OORAH!, Atlantic Theater Company),CAMP WANATACHI is side-splittingly sincere.

Directed by Matt Cowart (Sondheim: the birthday concert with the New York Philharmonic) with casting by Megan Larche, this new musical “defies all expectations of both coming-of-age tails and musicals. The result is refreshing and uplifting.” (TimeOut New York).

January 21 & 22 - 7:30PM
January 23 - 2:30PM (Matinee)
January 26 to 29 & February 2 to 5 - 7:30PM
January 29 & 30, February 5 & 6- 2:30PM (Matinee)

La MaMa E.T.C.
74A E. 4th Street (Between 2nd Ave and Bowery) New York, NY 10003 (212) 475-7710.

• Tickets cost $18/$13 for Students and Seniors.
• They can be bought over the phone at (212) 475-7710,
• Or in person at La MaMa E.T.C. between noon and 5PM.

Music Video for “Lauren’s Song of Revenge,” a song from CAMP WANATACHI.

Directed by Allie Avital Tsypin.
Music by Machinedrum
Commissioned by Natalie Elizabeth Weiss

Lauren's Song of Revenge from allie tsypin on Vimeo.


Popular posts from this blog

Esmeralda Enrique Spanish Dance Company Spring 2013 Toronto Performances

From a media release:

The new season brings
Esmeralda Enrique Spanish Dance Company
to new heights and new audiences

March 20-24, 2013 - A Night in Madrid
April 25-28, 2013 - Annual Toronto Season - World Premiere of Portales

TORONTO : Following on the heels of Esmeralda Enrique Spanish Dance Company's (EESDC) 30th anniversary year where its production Aguas/Waters was named one of the top five dance shows of 2012 by NOW Magazine, the early months of 2013 are full of excitement and possibility for Esmeralda and the company, which brings the finest flamenco and Spanish Classical Dance to Toronto stages.

March 20-24, 2013 - A Night in Madrid
Company dancers Esmeralda Enrique and Paloma Cortés perform Spanish Classical dance with the celebrated Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir for A Night in Madrid featuring the Iberian flavoured music of composer Luigi Boccherini who made his home in Spain. His work is infused with the sounds of Spanish and gypsy folk music.

March 20-24 …

NU MUSES 2017 Luxurious Fine Art Nude Calendar Now Available

From a media release:

NU MUSES 2017 Luxurious Fine Art Nude Calendar Now Available
24 Fine Art Prints from Celebrated Photographer David Bellemere Available In Three Limited Edition NU MUSES 2017 Calendar Packages

“What spirit is so empty and blind, that it cannot recognize the fact that the foot is more noble than the shoe, and skin more beautiful than the garment” -Michelangelo

Buy the collections
Check them out at Art Basel, Miami - December 1-4, 2016

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – November 22nd, 2016 – NU MUSES, the luxurious 2017 fine art nude calendar, is now available to purchase in three unique limited edition collectors packages. Drawing inspiration from the Pirelli calendar of the 1970s, NU MUSES is set to celebrate the forgotten art of the classic nude and capture the elegance and romance of the female form.

The NU MUSES limited edition art piece is a sublime collectable calendar, featuring nude photographs of 12 of the world’s most stunning models, captured by famed photographer David…

Guitar Rock | Happy Freuds - Echo Of Sounds Independent: May 31, 2019

Guitar Rock
Happy Freuds - Echo Of Sounds
Independent: May 31, 2019
Stream/Buy on Bandcamp
Stream it on Spotify

With tight musicians and intriguing lyrics, Happy Freuds delivers high energy guitar rock with stylistic flair on Echo Of Sounds, their debut release. Produced with a minimum of overdubs or fixes, the album consists of a mix of original material, rearrangements of works from others and selected, less known, classic rock.

A kinetic rhythm section is the bones of the music, offering interesting patterns that augment sometimes unexpected harmonic changes. It's brainy rock, in other words, meant for music lovers who can appreciate the quality. Teo's vocals are raspy and expressive, growly when necessary - perfect for the musical mode. Teo also covers lead guitar, adapt at ear worm leads, with a tone that can be clean or dirty as required

Their sound ranges from straight up hard rock in tracks like The Mountain to the pop-flavoured acoustic Background Noise and folky To …