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LULA DEL RAY

LULA DEL RAY is performed with overhead projectors, shadow puppets, actors in silhouette, and live music. Told almost entirely sans dialogue, LULA DEL RAY is the story of a lonely adolescent girl who lives with her mother on the outskirts of a vast satellite array in the middle of the desert. After a chance encounter over the radio, Lula becomes obsessed with a soulful country music duo, the Baden Brothers. Inspired by their music, she runs away from home and into a world of danger, deception, and disappointment.

 

Set in the mid-century American Southwest and inspired by the music of Hank Williams, Roy Orbison, and Patsy Cline, Lula del Ray is a mythic reinvention of the classic coming-of-age story.

“A spectral parade of fantastical images.” 

– The New York Times

“A haunting and deeply resonating world.” 

– Stage Buddy

Introductory Video

LULA DEL RAY

Awards

Winner: The New York International Fringe Festival - Overall Excellence, Puppetry

Winner: Chicago International Movies and Music Festival - Official Selection

Winner: Theatre and Technology Awards

New York Times - Critic's Pick

Winner: Under the Radar Awards

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