BOTTOM LINE: A vibrant musical odyssey chronicling the life of a wandering rebel with a rich score and ensemble.
Who is Isabelle Eberhardt? Ask and you’ll receive a flurry of contradicting answers. Isabelle is a dreamer. A lover. A rebel. A manipulator. A fool. A criminal. One thing is for sure: Isabelle was here for a moment. She made a commotion. And now she’s dead. From beyond the grave, the enigmatic Isabelle (played with endearing fervor by Teri Madonna) chronicles her journey from her experiences as a young girl in Switzerland....
BOTTOM LINE: In this stand-up comedy show Mike Lemme finds wry humor in his dysfunctional family and his struggles in New York City, soliciting much laughter from the audience and proving himself to be a comedian of significant talent.
BOTTOM LINE: Equal parts incisive and hysterical, Antonia Lassar’s one-woman show investigates sexual assault on college campuses using clowning and laughter as a means of healing.
Elissa Strauss, co-director of LABA, answered some questions about their awesome operation: "a laboratory for Jewish culture in which ancient Jewish texts inspire the creation of the new culture and thought." Read the interview to learn more and check out their upcoming programming at 14thstreety.org.