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The God Projekt

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Members say: Ambitious, Edgy, Intense, Great acting, Dizzying

About the show

A raucous investigation into the secret history of God, featuring Catskill-style comedy, bloody puppetry, and a performance by Kevin Augustine as the "Man Upstairs." More…

Alone in a barren paradise, God the Father struggles with dementia as he tries to manage his divine office. While juggling an unending flow of prayer requests, he uncovers an ancient secret he'd rather remain forgotten: What happened to the Mother Goddess who once shared his heavenly throne? Lone Wolf Tribe and Untitled Theater Company No. 61 revive their award-winning, 2013 La MaMa production.


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Ambitious, Edgy, Intense, Great acting, Dizzying

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Ambitious, Dizzying, Edgy, Great acting, Intense

See it if you are a fan of cutting edge theater and amazing puppetry. I have nothing to compare this show to - it was truly unique.

Don't see it if you have no tolerance for alternate theater experiences. You hate puppetry of any kind.

Also I lack the words to describe this production. The strange and creepy p... Read more Read less


October 11th, 2016
"This ambitious multimedia play with puppets had its premiere at a smaller La MaMa space in 2013. Revisited now in the cavernous Ellen Stewart Theater, it feels too diffuse, particularly in Act I, which is rather quiet and meandering...Just before intermission, the play’s action flashes back to a...
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October 19th, 2016
“The Lone Wolf Tribe’s ‘The God Projekt’ is macabre McDonaghesque puppet play with overtones of Groundhog Day and Borsch Belt-style humor, where God is in a tragic time loop of his own creation. Kevin Augustine and Edward Einhorn co-wrote as well as co-directed and acted in this surreal, engaging...
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October 5th, 2016
"The play effectively questions the importance our society puts on masculinity as well as the father-son legacy, at the expense of sacrificing female bodies...Augustine does a stunning job physicalizing the aging God with hyper-realistic prosthetics...While there are structural flaws in this prod...
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October 13th, 2016
"Lone Wolf Tribe’s multimedia production, which returns to La MaMa’s annual Puppet Series after a run in 2013, deserves a second look. First of all, there are the startlingly grotesque puppets...Augustine turns in a commandingly versatile performance...If you’ve ever had a problem with the notion...
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