La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club

66 East 4th Street
(btw Bowery & 2nd Ave)
New York, NY 10003

Office: M–F 11a–6p
Box Office: M–Su 12–6p

I Came to Look for You on Tuesday

September 26 – October 13, 2013

Written by Chiori Miyagawa

Directed by Alice Reagan

Thursday – Saturday at 7:30pm
Sunday at 2:30pm

Told in fragments, Chiori Miyagawa’s emotionally raw new play I Came to Look for You on Tuesday traces the journeys of twenty characters that lose someone following natural disaster or war. For Maia, reunion with her mother, who was swept away by the tsunami, is impossible. She seeks her mother’s spirit by swimming across the largest lake in the world.

A Re/Union Company Production.

 “If you’re looking for a good night at the theatre, then let neither wind nor rain nor a government shutdown keep you away from I Came to Look for You on Tuesday.”
– Bess Rowen, Huffington Post

“The piece is wonderfully tidy; its stories don’t end happily, yet somehow we leave having been swept clean.” 
–  Helen Shaw, Time Out 
“The play, under the direction of Alice Reagan, is simple and elegant”
– The New Yorker

Photo by Yi Zhao. All rights reserved.

 McKenna Kerrigan, Susan Hyon. Photo credit: Yi Zhao


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Alexis Camins*
Ugo Chukwu*
Amir Darvish*
Rachael Holmes*
Susan Hyon*
McKenna Kerrigan*
Meg MacCary*
Jens Rasmussen*
*Appearing Courtesy of Actors’ Equity Association.

Scenic Design by Jiyoun Chang
Costume Design by Anne Kenney
Lighting Design by Solomon Weisbard
Sound Design by Elizabeth Rhodes
Projection Design by Kathryn Lieber
Production Stage Manager Grace Schultz
Associate Producers Ann Marie Dorr, Regina Vorria

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Be the 25th person to make a reservation online for performances on Wed 10/9 and Fri 10/11 and win a beautiful preview copy of the play published by NoPassport Press, with original cover design by James Bayard.

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“The Tuesday Project, which explores reunion during times of natural disaster and the aftermath of war, includes street art installations and community participation events across NYC, in addition to Miyagawa’s play.”


During the final weekend of performances , all the beautiful prints by artist James Bayard that were posted outdoors throughout the summer as street art are coming inside and will be on display at the theater.

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