Burnished By Grief – A Romantic Comedy

January 22 - February 07, 2016

“an exuberant celebration of color and quirk, with a tune or two to underscore its sentiments…This production, directed by Paul Zimet, from the venerable downtown troupe Talking Band, grew out of Ms. Maddow’s experiences as a volunteer in Brooklyn Civil Court. The influence is palpable: The diversity, idiosyncrasies and legal entanglements of these characters seem […]

Indian Market 2015

December 19 - December 20, 2015

Safe Harbors Indigenous Arts/Theatre Collective at La MaMa presents: Indian Market 2015 Buy jewelry, pottery, and other handmade gifts from Native American artists from across the Nation. There will be singing, dancing, storytelling, and performances during the market. All events will take place in the Ellen Stewart Theatre at 66 E 4th Street in Manhattan. […]

Honorable Discharge: We Got Dissed

January 26

Presented by Theatre of the Oppressed NYC in partnership with The Fortune Society A forum play addressing the neglect, homelessness and joblessness faced by the NYC veteran community. Based on the real-life experiences of the actors. About the Artists Theatre of the Oppressed NYC is based on the methodology created in the 1970’s by Brazilian theatre […]

Shows: Deep in a Dream of You

February 06 - February 07, 2016

Created by David Cale Celebrate the book launch of David Cale’s Shows, published by NoPassport Press, including Deep in a Dream of You, a collection of twelve monologues of men and women caught in the thrall of erotic obsession. Cale will read excerpts from his 1993 Bessie Award winning solo of haunted lovers and sexual […]

JUPITER (A Play About Power)

February 11 - February 28, 2016

By Superhero Clubhouse + Kaimera Productions Directed by Simón Adinia Hanukai Written by Jeremy Pickard What if fossil fuels disappeared tomorrow? JUPITER is a 200-year-long dialogue between Humanity and a man who made all fossil fuels disappear permanently from the Earth. Featuring original music and created in collaboration with energy experts, JUPITER asks whether it […]

Poetry Electric MLK Day Event: SAY IT LOUD

January 18

SAY IT LOUD – Poetry Electric MLK Day Event – 8pm January 18th – La MaMa Downstairs SAY IT LOUD – Poetry Electric MLK Day Event – 8pm January 18th – La MaMa Downstairs   Poets, artists, and musicians gather to “say it loud” about the state of things in the world today featuring: Bradford Reed […]

Experiments 16: Cherry Lou Sy’s “Girl’

January 25

Girl is a one­act play contemplating the relationships of contemporary men and women, and how in the act of lust we discover who we are and who we are not. About the Playwright CHERRY LOU SY ​is an immigrant from the Philippines and came to Brooklyn, New York when she was thirteen. She studied at […]

To the left of the pantry and under the sugar shack

February 12 - February 21, 2016

By Harunalee Theater Company Memory Palace Designed by Gregory Laffey Costumes by Karen Boyer Food from neighborhood vendors will be served. *seating is extremely limited: advance purchase highly recommended To the left of the pantry and below the sugar shack is a Memory Palace. It’s a little bit cosmos and a little bit party, carefully designed […]

Coffeehouse Chronicles #134: Gabriel Berry — Costume Work 1979-1985

April 23

Featuring an introduction by TAYLOR MAC Discussion and Performance with BLACK-EYED SUSAN Discussions with GABRIEL BERRY featuring: Set and Costume Designer PAUL STEINBERG  CHING VALDES-ARAN | LOLA PASHALINSKI MICHAEL ARIAN | AUGUSTO MACHADO About the Artists GABRIEL BERRY was in a castle in Budapest (then a workers’ museum) overlooking the Danube when a voice spoke to her.”Go to […]


February 18 - February 21, 2016

A Production of Eclipses Group Theatre New York and Actors Without Borders–ITONY Oresteia: Agamemnon by Aeschylus Directed by Zishan Uğurlu Performed in Greek with English supertitles Agamemnon is the first play of the trilogy Oresteia written by Aeschylus. The play is a meditation on female revenge, sexual bleeding, male pomposity, self-consuming truth, and a sense of […]