Stage Talk: The Cone of Uncertainty, New Orleans After Katrina

cone-of-uncertaintyNew Orleans performance artist José Torres Tama was a firsthand witness to the apocalyptic abandonement of a city whose people were made to beg for water and buses before television cameras. Performed with a magical realist Latino voodoo aesthetic, José inventively fuses personal stories, exaggerated characters, and storm film footage in The Cone of Uncertainty: News Orleans after Katrina. Tama joins hosts Mark and Jean this week on Stage Talk offering a sneak peek at what to expect at the show. The Cone of Uncertainty opens tonight at Out North and runs through the weekend.

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  • Mark Muro, theater critic
  • Jean Paal, theatre critic


  • José Torres Tama, New Orleans

ORIGINAL BROADCAST: Fri, March 27, 2009 at 2:15 p.m.

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