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La MaMa Puppet Series 2021
Created in Collaboration with Torry Bend and Howard L. Craft
Sunday, October 17, 2021 at 2:00PM

Ellen Stewart Theatre
66 East 4th Street
New York, NY 10003
Between 2nd Avenue and The Bowery.

Dreaming is Torry Bend’s most recent collaboration with playwright Howard Craft and director JaMeeka Holloway. It follows two men deeply affected by Winsor McCay’s comic strip Little Nemo in Slumberland. In a world where comic book characters live side by side with real people, Malachi Washington works to free comics cast in prejudiced bodies while Winsor’s son, Bob McCay, seeks to revive the old comic strip. What follows is a compelling story of reckoning, healing, and examining the racist legacy of comics and animation. Bend’s previous work, The Paper Hat Game, received the UNIMA citation of excellence, the highest honor in North American puppetry, and was a New York Times Critic’s pick and was nominated for a Drama Desk Award. ‍

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