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Wakka Wakka and Nordland Visual Theatre present SAGA, co-presented by Baruch Performing Arts Center
Start Date: 4/12/2013Start Time: 8:00 PM
End Date: 4/12/2013End Time: 9:05 PM
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Wakka Wakka and Nordland Visual Theatre present SAGA, co-presented by Baruch Performing Arts Center



Mar 7-8, 2013 @ 8pm

General Admission $20


Mar 9-Apr 10, 2013


General Admission $35 / Students & Seniors $25/ Baruch Students $20



Iceland.  Family.  Crisis…  Gunnar Oddmunson’s life is in ruins.  He is standing alone with a shovel in his hands, wondering how it all went wrong.  He was feeling lucky, successful, and had big dreams for the future before the Icelandic economy collapsed, setting a new world record in national bankruptcy. Now he dreams only of justice.  When his family abandons him and the bank takes his house and car, Gunnar’s ancient Norse desire for blood revenge awakens. The battle has begun…

Brought to you by the OBIE award winning and Drama Desk nominated theater company Wakka Wakka, SAGA features 30 puppets, ranging from 3 inches to 10 feet, portrayed by an international cast of puppeteers from Iceland, Norway, Ireland and the US.


Wakka Wakka Productions is a visual theatre company with a mission to push the boundaries of imagination by creating works that are bold, unique and unpredictable.  Since 2001 the company has created and produced six original works, which have toured extensively domestically and abroad.  (Saga is the seventh produced work.)  The productions have been highly physical, overlapping in a wide range of styles, including grotesque, absurd and clown, incorporating elements such as object manipulations, puppetry, masks and original music. 


In 2008, Wakka Wakka was awarded a UNIMA Citation of Excellence for Fabrik: The Legend of M. Rabinowitz, and nominated for a Drama Desk Award in the category of Unique Theatrical Experience. In 2011, Wakka Wakka’s Baby Universe (presented at Baruch Performing Arts Center) was nominated for three Drama Desk Awards, including Best Director of a Play, Best Music in a Play, and Best Sound Design of a Play.

The complete performance schedule is listed below:


Thursday, March 7, 2013 @ 8pm:  PREVIEW

Friday, March 8, 2013 @ 8pm:  PREVIEW

Saturday, March 9, 2013 @ 8pm:  OPENING

Sunday, March 10, 2013 @ 2pm & 7pm


Wednesday, March 13, 2013 @ 8pm

Thursday, March 14, 2013 @ 8pm

Friday, March 15, 2013 @ 8pm

Saturday, March 16, 2013 @ 8pm

Sunday, March 17, 2013 @ 2pm & 7pm


Wednesday, March 20, 2013 @ 8pm

Thursday, March 21, 2013 @ 8pm

Friday, March 22, 2013 @ 8pm

Saturday, March 23, 2013 @ 8pm

Sunday, March 24, 2013 @ 2pm & 7pm


Wednesday, March 27, 2013 @ 8pm

Thursday, March 28, 2013 @ 8pm

Friday, March 29, 2013 @ 8pm

Saturday, March 30, 2013 @ 8pm

Sunday, March 31, 2013 @ 2pm & 7pm


Wednesday, April 3, 2013 @ 8pm

Thursday, April 4, 2013 @ 8pm

Friday, April 5, 2013 @ 8pm

Saturday, April 6, 2013 @ 8pm

Sunday, April 7, 2013 @ 2pm & 7pm


Wednesday, April 10, 2013 @ 8pm

Thursday, April 11, 2013 @ 8pm

Friday, April 12, 2013 @ 8pm

Saturday, April 13, 2013 @ 8pm

Sunday, April 14, 2013 @ 2pm & 7pm

Contact Information:
Name: Box Office
Phone: 646-312-5073
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