Make People

Make people, Parts 1 & 2

October 23 - November 01, 2015

By Grandma – Mike McGee, Tim Platt, Ben Gansky, and Peter Mills Weiss GRANDMA’s current work is composed of highly structured stories that exist at the border of reality and fiction, and of horror and humor.  Their current piece, MAKE PEOPLE, is a monologue for shared voice. It lies formally between stand up comedy and the confessional monologue. It’s a show about the horror of […]

La MaMa Kids: Book Launch & Interactive Workshop

April 02

Book Launch & Interactive WorkshopWith Loco7 Dance Puppet Theatre Join us for an interactive movement and shadow puppet manipulation workshop based on Loco7’s The Adventures of Seucy and Boto Series. This workshop will be in conjunction with the book launch of The Adventures of Seucy and Boto, Book 1 The book follows Seucy, whom along with […]

The Butch Monologues

October 25

Written by: Laura Bridgeman Directed by: Julie McNamara Developed and performed by: The Drakes One night only!  Please note new venue: The Butch Monologues will now be performed at The Downstairs @ La MaMa! A powerful and often humorous collection of secret stories exploring sexuality, vulnerability and desire taken from interviews with butches, masculine women […]

La Galleria: Pattern of War

December 02 - December 19, 2015

Paintings by the late Leonard Rosenfeld Curated by Mary-Ann Monforton Pattern of War presents a series of paintings done at the end of a 50-year long career. They demonstrate a highly accomplished painter whose style remained both narrative and expressionistic. These emotionally charged works offer a tale of devastation and isolation that find their expression […]

Puppet Festival

2015 La MaMa Puppet Series

November 05 - November 29, 2015

Denise Greber | Director and Curator of La MaMa Puppet Series Federico Restrepo | Production Director of La MaMa Puppet Series The La MaMa Puppet Series is a biennial festival showcasing new contemporary puppet theatre by American and international artists. Puppetry has been an integral part of La MaMa’s programming since 1962, when Ellen Stewart invited Pagoon […]

Coffeehouse Chronicles #128: Dario D’Ambrosi & Teatro Patologico

October 17

Curator: Michal Gamily Moderator: James Levin  Panelists: Dario D’Ambrosi  Alessandra Belloni, Manuela Filiaci, Fabio Granato Performers: Dario D’Ambrosi and members of Teatro Patologico Screening material from previous shows of Dario D’Ambrosi and Teatro Patologico Coffeehouse Chronicles celebrates the 35th Anniversary of Teatro Patologico Teatro Patologico was founded by Dario D’Ambrosi, one of Italy’s most distinguished […]

Coffeehouse Chronicles #129: Contemporary Puppet Theater

November 21

Curated by Michal Gamily Moderated by Cheryl Henson Participating artists include: | Ralph Lee | Roman Paska | Amy Trompetter| This event will examine contemporary puppet theatre from the 1970s to present.  Performers: Lake Simons Federico Restrepo, a scene from “Undefined  Fraction” Performed by Federico Restrepo, Ale Fips and Jose Rivera. Voice over by Denis Greber. Music by Tareke […]

La MaMa 2015 Fall Gala

La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club was founded in 1961 by theatre pioneer and legend Ellen Stewart, and is world renowned for producing daring work in theatre, dance, performance art, and music that defies form and transcends boundaries of language, race, gender, and culture. To date, more than 4,000 productions have showcased the work of more than 150,000 […]

La Galleria: La MaMa Family Show 2015

December 22 - January 03, 2016

Opening reception: December 22, 7-9 pm  For the annual La MaMa Family Show, artists and staff from throughout the institution’s 54 year history are invited to contribute pieces of art for display. The eclectic salon-style hanging includes a large variety of work, with sales directly supporting both the artists and La MaMa’s artistic mission. With artists from across […]

Coffeehouse Chronicles #130: Jim Neu

January 09

Curated by: Michal Gamily Moderator: Keith McDermott Panelists: Agosto Machado, Carol Mullins, Mary Shultz, & Roger Babb Performers: Deborah Auer, Black eyed Susan, Roger Babb, Catherine Galasso, Harry Mann, Keith McDermott, Mary Shultz Jim Neu’s work as a writer was an important part of Downtown New York theater since the late 1970s. In works ranging from […]