Balletto Stiletto

by Mary Fulham

directed by Mary Fulham

Move over Radio City! Say “bah-humbug” to A Christmas Carol and “nuts” to The Nutcracker! A new holiday tradition, "BALLETTO STILETTO", is a non-denominational holiday spectacular based on the Grimm fairy tale “The 12 Dancing Princesses.” Produced by Watson Arts, "BALLETTO STILETTO" is conceived and directed by Mary Fulman with choreography by Heidi Latsky. Set at the height of the holiday shopping frenzy, "BALLETTO STILETTO" tells the debauched story of Bruno, the Appliance King of New Jersey, and his nine beautiful daughters. Bruno deadbolts his daughters into their bedroom each night. Each morning the lock remains untouched and yet the daughters’ shoes have been worn through, as if they have been out dancing all night. Bruno declares that whoever can unravel the mystery can marry one of the daughters. The one major catch: whoever fails will be put to death. The production also features music by Benjamin Marcantoni, sound design by Obie Winner Tim Schellenbaum, lyrics by FringeNYC Overall Excellence Award winner Paul Foglino, costumes by Ramona Ponce (of Ridiculous Theatrical Company acclaim), sets by Gregory John Mercurio, lighting by Federico Restrepo and video projections/puppetry by Eva Mantell. Watson Arts, under the artistic direction of award winning director and playwright Mary Fulham, is a resident company of La MaMa E.T.C. This past summer, their original musical, Hercules in High Suburbia, won a FringeNYC Overall Excellence Award. Fulham’s play, Devotion, received the MECCA (Montreal English Critics Circle) Award. She is also a two-time winner of the Montreal Fringe Festival Frankie Award for Best Comedy for both P.S. 69 and Was that My 15 Minutes? Fulham began her career as an original member of the groundbreaking all-girl performance group The High Heeled Women.

Performances: 

 12/1/2005 at 7:30pm
 12/2/2005 at 7:30pm
 12/3/2005 at 7:30pm
 12/4/2005 at 2:30pm
 12/4/2005 at 7:30pm
 12/8/2005 at 7:30pm
 12/9/2005 at 7:30pm
 12/10/2005 at 7:30pm
 12/11/2005 at 2:30pm
 12/11/2005 at 7:30pm
 12/15/2005 at 7:30pm
 12/16/2005 at 7:30pm
 12/17/2005 at 7:30pm
 12/18/2005 at 2:30pm
 12/18/2005 at 7:30pm

Theatre/Venue La MaMa Experimental Theatre 

74A East 4th St  New York

Phone Number for Reservations 212-475-7710 
Website for reservations www.lamama.org  
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Producing Organization: LaMaMa Experimental Theater Club  
Website www.lamama.org  
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