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PRELUDE Festival 2023


The Curator

James La Bella

Theater, Performance Art


30 Minutes

4:30PM EST

Thursday, October 12, 2023

Martin E. Segal Theatre Center, 5th Avenue, New York, NY, USA

I believe in free speech. I believe in harm reduction. This is a true story.

A warped confessional. A failed stand-up set. A radically self-critical interrogation of Gen Z's relationship to censorship and AIDS media.

Content / Trigger Description:

Discussions of violence, grooming, sexual acts, HIV/AIDS

James La Bella is a writer and dramaturg who creates text and performance. His writing has recently been seen onstage at Life World, WNYC's Greene Space, The Brick, The Kraine, Art Bar + Cafe and in print in The Washington Square Review. He was a 2023 Lambda Playwriting Fellow and a 2023 Clubbed Thumb producing fellow. James is currently on staff at Playwrights Horizons as a reader and under commission from The Civilians. He'd like to revive The Brady Bunch Variety Hour someday.,

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