Dec 20, 2021
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Experiments: Tarrare; The Hungriest Man

Federico Mostert

Series Director: Matt Nasser

a black arrow pointing downward

A man is born extremely hungry in the world, the world is France so the world is terrible and thus an absurd tragicomedy on gluttony, sin, and attraction goes down between private homes and hospitals. You have a body, I have a hunger, what could go wrong?

Featuring:

Meg Hrinkevich

Addie Guidry

Liam Haber

Attilio Rigotti

Mattie Barber-Bockleman

A portrait of Federico Mostert wearing a white t-shirt in front of a white wall with a chain fence

Federico Mostert is a playwright/poet/dogsbody based in New York, working on weird things for the sake of sheer contempt in reality. Falling in love with fiction will do that. His previously produced plays include All Light On Earth Comes From Somewhere Else, in collaboration with the Wallpaper Company, and Whales, an audio drama in the 5th Wall Festival by Platform Production Company. He is a recent graduate from NYU Tisch’s Drama Program. Love you, Mom & Dad. And to the first creature that walked on land: this is all your fault.

Series Director: Matt Nasser

Experiments Play Reading Series in 2021-2022 is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor and the New York State Legislature with additional support from the Howard Gilman Foundation, The John Golden Fund, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and The Shubert Foundation.

The show is produced under the following program(s):

Experiments Play Reading Series

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Now accepting submissions! For the 21st season of La MaMa Experiments we will focus on theatre-makers working outside the American experience. Whether it’s plays about navigating the UK’s National Health Service or escaping an arranged marriage in India’s upperclass society, each month during our season we will present works in progress that explore universal themes set in frameworks foreign to most Americans.

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