Word of Mouth Theater Philippines' inaugural installment of its "Play with Your Food" series Oct. 18 and Nov. 8, 2011

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I heard about Steve Martin's play "Picasso at the Lapin Agile" years ago, but have never read it nor seen it. I was fortunate enough to have seen a Picasso retrospective at the Metropolitan Musuem. And then I was fortunate enough to have visited Paris earlier this year (for the first time in my entire life) and I got a chance to stand outside the actual Lapin Agile in Montmarte. And now, look, a theater company in Manila is going to do a staged reading of it! With French food, too. I wonder if they will be serving lapin.


Announcement from Word of Mouth Theater Philippines

Word of Mouth Theater Philippines
presents
the inaugural installment of
PLAY WITH YOUR FOOD

A Staged Reading of Steve Martin's
"Picasso at the Lapin Agile"

Oct. 18 (Tues) and Nov. 8 (Tues), 2011
Quantum Cafe Pilipinas, ground floor of Feron Bldg.,
9590 Kamagong St. (cor. Bagtikan St.)
San Antonio Village, Makati City
(near the fire station)

Open house at 7PM
Showtime at 8PM

P450 only
includes
- a French dinner menu
- art exhibit by Anthony Piggott
- live music by guitarist Rigil Kent Borromeo and chanteuse Jean Judith Zeta Javier
- open mic jamming with Jennifer Blair-Bianco and Martin Rey Aviles

Featuring (in alphabetical order):
Apollo Abraham • David Bianco • Jennifer Blair-Bianco • Jeremy Domingo
Kenneth Keng • Lesley Leveriza • Leo Rialp • Rob Rownd • Jamie Wilson

Directed by Jeremy Domingo
Visual Design by Rob Rownd

Synopsis
Theaterbator took this photo of the
Lapin Agile in Montmarte, Paris in 2011
The Lapin Agile, a bar in Montmarte, Paris in October 1904, is the setting for an imaginary meeting between 25-year-old Albert Einstein and 23-year-old Pablo Picasso. It is a year before Einstein publishes the groundbreaking The Special Theory of Relativity, and three years before Picasso paints his defining Les Demoiselles d’Avignon. The two young men on the verge of greatness, along with a host of eccentric characters, converge and collide in Steve Martin’s light-hearted comedy about imagination and the creative process.

The group
WORD OF MOUTH Theater Philippines is a non-stock, non-profit arts organization founded that brings performers, designers and creative practitioners of various disciplines together, to infuse Philippine theater with renewed relevance, creative collaboration, vitality and exuberance.

Play With Your Food
WOM’S PLAY WITH YOUR FOOD is an ongoing Gallery/Bar Theater series.  World Cuisine menus are specially designed for each PYWF event, as select visual artists, musicians, vocalists and actors from various media are gathered at a single occasion create a unique theatrical experience.

Reserve at 0915-357-7420

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