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"Tonight: Lola Blau", NYC, 21 Mar 2009

From March 13 to 22, The Club at La MaMa E.T.C. will present the U.S. premiere of "Tonight: Lola Blau," written and composed by Georg Kreisler, English version by Don White, directed by Dick Top (Holland), featuring Anna Krämer (Germany) as Lola. This U.S. premiere is an opportunity for NY audiences to savor one " of Europe's big little" musicals and its unforgettable holocaust themes. The piece depicts a rising, charismatic, Dietrich-style cabaret singer who is forced to flee Austria because of her Jewish heritage, taking refuge in the U.S. She makes do with "survival jobs" on Tin Pan Alley until her sensational return to her homeland after the war, when she discovers that nothing much has changed.

La MaMa E.T.C. (The Club), 74A East Fourth Street
Presented by The Club at La MaMa
March 13 - 22, 2009
Fridays & Saturdays at 10:00 pm; Sundays at 5:30pm
$15; box office (212) 475-7710; www.lamama.org

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