Political Snorts 2015

December 09

Director: Elizabeth Swados Musical Director: Trevor Bachman Photography: Koh Terai Come join us for satirical renditions of this crazy world we live in. We’ve got funnies about the American primaries, the Trump frenzy and anti-establishment, the refugee crisis, climate change and much more! We’ve been working all semester towards peace and harmony in the world, […]

Yesterday Tomorrow (Coil 2016)

January 13 - January 16, 2015

Co-presented by La MaMa and Performance Space 122Commissioned by Performance Space 122 Running Time: 60 minutes From Yesterday by The Beatles to Tomorrow from the musical Annie, Annie Dorsen’s performance Yesterday Tomorrow takes us on an exciting, unpredictable musical journey through space and time. Dorsen has made a name for herself as an creator of […]

Shell-Shocked Nut Project

December 17 - December 20, 2015

East Village Dance Project/GOH Productions Returning to La MaMa for its third year, The Shell-Shocked Nut Project upends the classic structure of E.T. Hoffman’s Nutcracker, relocates it in the East Village, and uses a cast of lively characters to explore themes of loss and recovery. A war veteran and a wandering child take us on […]

christmas in nickyland

2015 Christmas in Nickyland

December 19 - December 20, 2015

Curated by Nicky Paraiso Just in time for the holidays, La MaMa presents Nicky Paraiso as the master of ceremonies for the ultimate holiday cabaret, in our intimate 99-seat cabaret space, The Club at La MaMa.  Each night there will be a holy host of characters singing, dancing, gender-bending, and merry making, all to get […]

Poetry Electric: Women’s Solo Festival

March 07 - March 08, 2016

Monday March 7, 2016 7PM: Waitress at the Red Moon Pizzeria by Eleanor Levine Waitress at the Red Moon Pizzeria is a performance piece that delves into a 40-year realm of unrequited love. The lover being sought is enamored of the pursuer for 30 years while they are in high school, college and adulthood. They […]

Coffeehouse Chronicles #132: Talking Band

March 12

Join us in March to celebrate the artistic work of Talking Band with archival material, panelists, and live performances. Moderated by Morgan Jenness Panelists: Tina Shepard, Ellen Maddow, Paul Zimet, Jack Wetherall, Harry Mann, Lizzie Olesker, Isaac Maddow-Zimet, and Anya Maddow-Zimet About the Artists The Talking Band has been making innovative and influential theater works in […]

Experiments 16: Migdalia Cruz’s ‘Never Moscow’

December 07

Directed by Mariana Carreño King Written by Migdalia Cruz In this darkly whimsical tale about Anton Chekhov, marriage, and consumption, Chekhov is writing his Three Sisters, the characters of which long for Moscow as Chekhov himself avoids it, and his engagement to Olga Knipper – lead actress of the Moscow Art Theatre. As Chekhov is […]

Galleria: Alexis Myre’s ‘The Power of Limits’

February 04 - February 21, 2016

Alexis Myre’s artworks are each a small universe: a sphere in which natural materials, geometric patterns, and symbolic references all mingle. These elements are incorporated into mathematical systems, where pins, thread, and pencilled lines chart each item and its relations, and establish a microcosm of order and influence. With the logic of a drawing and […]

Preserving the Videotaped Record of 1970s-era Experimental Theater

October 19

LaMaMa Archives Among the materials housed in the Archives of La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club is a collection of rare video that was shot between 1972 and 1980 on a Portapak camera. These obsolete videos document 170 early Off-Off Broadway productions. Recently, as part of its effort to describe, preserve, and offer expanded access to […]

A Memorial for Judith Malina

October 04

A Memorial for Judith Malina RSVP LIST IS NOW FULL Thank you for the overwhelming response! Waiting list begins at 6:30pm, admission not guaranteed.  Ellen Stewart Theatre @ La MaMa 66 East 4th Street (between Bowery and Second Avenue) New York, NY 10003  Speakers Anne Waldman Olympia Dukakis Richard Schechner Gordon Rogoff Garrick Beck and Special […]