The Dream Vault Cycle

October 24, 2014 - November 2, 2014

by Christian De Gre & R. Patrick Alberty / Mind The Arts Entertainment. A world premiere, multi-media performance exploring the evolution of an idea as it journeys from art form to art form.

La Galleria: Hawthorne Valley Farm and Art Group Show

20141029 - 20141116

Hawthorne Valley Farm & Art is a mixed-media exhibition of works inspired by life on our 400-acre biodynamic farm in rural Columbia County, NY, on display for three weeks at La MaMa La Galleria in the Bowery neighborhood of Manhattan.
Participating artists include: Pamela Dalton, Dan Devine, Leif Garbisch, Jill Jakimetz, Harry Lazare, Thomas Locker, Abe Madey, Shelia Mahut, Jason Middlebrook, Martina Muller, Patrick Stolfo, Lawre Stone, Laura Summer, Helen Suter, and the Hawthorne Valley Waldorf School Class of 2017.

What Tammy Needs to Know about Getting Old and Having Sex: The Concert Tour

November 6, 2014 - November 23, 2014

A special concert performance to launch Tammy WhyNot’s debut album. The “Tammy” in question is former famous country and western singer turned performance artist Tammy WhyNot. She is also the creation of artist, writer, director, scholar and activist Lois Weaver. Tammy will be giving a special performance to launch her musical exploration into aging, desire, pleasure and intimacy.

Reading: Schubert’s Last Serenade

October 29, 2014

A hardly literate, hard hat construction worker escorts a high tone, college educated and liberated young lady to a plush restaurant. They met and fell in love at a demonstration during which he cracked her skull with a two by four. A comedy by Obie-winning playwright
Bovasso (1930-1991)

Dead End, Dummy

November 7, 2014 - November 16, 2014

An expressionistic Halloween time trip into the mind of a disturbed vaudeville ventriloquist. Written by Dick Zigun, the un-official Mayor of Coney Island.

Coffeehouse #121 – Split Britches

November 8, 2014

Curator: Michal Gamily / Moderator: Alisa Solomon Panelists: Peggy Shaw, Lois Weaver, Moe Angeles Performers: Ariel “Speedwagon” Federow & Katie Goldstein (Man Meat Collective) About Split Britches Split Britches was co-founded by Peggy Shaw and Lois Weaver with Deb Margolin, in 1981. Their collection of scripts, Split Britches Feminist Performance/Lesbian Practice, edited by Sue Ellen Case, […]

Reading: A Vietnamese Wedding

November 10, 2014

By Maria Irene Fornes, directed by George Ferencz

First enacted at Washington Square Methodist Church in February 1967 as part of the week-long cumulative protest against American involvement in Vietnam called Angry Arts Week, A Vietnamese Wedding then opened at La MaMa in 1969. Ms. Fornes has won nine Obies for either playwriting or direction.

An Evening with Orna Akad

November 10, 2014

La MaMa in association with No Visa Production. Orna Akad – author, playwright and theater director. Nominated for the Sapir literature award for her novel “Wadi Mileh,” and winner of the AKUM Prize (Society of authors, composers and music publishers in Israel), divides her personal and professional life between the two societies, Arab and Jews.