THE BACCHAE

March 3, 2016 - March 20, 2016

By The Faux-Real Theatre Company Directed by Mark Greenfield Dionysus: our hero, a gender-fluid god, both loving and murderous. The Bacchae: our heroines, ecstatic followers of the Dionysian cult. Pentheus: our villian, logical; secular. Euripedes: a 5th-century BCE writer who defies modern sensibilities. Is The Bacchae liberation theology or a celebration of religious zealotry? With […]

Yo Miss: Transforming Trauma Into Art

March 4, 2016 - March 13, 2016

Written, Performed & Live-Sound Engineered by Judith Sloan Dramaturgy by Morgan Jenness Script Consultant Warren Lehrer Josh Henderson on violin and Andrew Griffin on viola (March 4-6) Andrew Griffin on viola (March 11-13) Includes Original Music Composed by: Frank London, MiWi La Lupa, David Krakauer, Taylor Rivelli, Adam MJ Hill, Red Ukachukwu, Guy Klucevsek, Dave Guy, Touré “Southpaw” Harris, Josh Henderson Collaborating Engineers: Josh Valleau, Deep Singh & […]

Culturehub: Paradise Now? The Living Theatre Re//Mix

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Komuna// Warszawa invokes one of the most significant performances in the history of political theatre, The Living Theatre’s “Paradise Now!”, It has been 45 years since the Living Theatre premiered their now-iconic piece of 1960s rebellion. In 2014 Komuna// Warszawa visited Living Theatre founder Judith Malina in her nursing home before her passing, and asked […]

The New World Symphony: Dvořák in America

March 10, 2016 - March 27, 2016

Czech-American Marionette Theatre Written and directed by Vít Hořejš Music by Antonín Dvořák and Saxophonist/Composer James Brandon Lewis The New World Symphony: Dvořák in America, explores the influence of African-American and Native American music upon the work of the famed 19th century Czech composer Antonín Dvořák and consequently on music development worldwide.  Performed by Czechoslovak […]

Hyena

March 18, 2016 - March 27, 2016

Written and performed by Romana Soutus Directed by Rachel Levens Hyena is an interactive and visceral solo show about the beast within. Hyena examines questions of intimacy, femininity and vulnerability as she attempts to find ways to navigate the painful world in which we live, while toeing the line between her public and private self. […]

La MaMa Kids: Kid Kristy and the Candy Touch

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Kid Kristy and the Candy Touch Or What I Didn’t Learn from Pirate King Midas Directed by Julia Stirling Martin Anything Kristy touches turns into candy, thanks to her genie librarian. What fun! Until she turns her sister into a confectionary. Can the story of Pirate King Midas help her out of her dilemma? Might […]

The Sixth Annual American Human Beatbox Festival

February 26, 2016 - February 28, 2016

Beat Box Festival The Sixth Annual American Human Beatbox Festival The variety of beatbox performance styles and forms is showcased in this three-day event, which includes an open mic, beat rhyme battles, and vocal wars featuring some of the leading beatbox artists in America.   Special Offer: 2 tix for $20 (advance sale only) CLICK […]

The Digger: A Subterranean Allegory

March 24, 2016 - April 10, 2016

By Inkfish Written by: Brian Snapp Directed and Designed by: Michael Kelly The Digger: A Subterranean Allegory is a satire about the risks of mankind’s technological obsession. Part man, part machine, The Digger is a new-world pioneer who strives to find the source of life hidden in an underworld dominated by greed, lust, fraud, and treachery. Facing […]

Poetry Electric: Langston Hughes in Harlem

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Langston Hughes in Harlem Music by Neal Kirkwood & Harry Mann Directed by Tom Marion Join us for this Black History Month celebration! The Poetry Electric fuses music, movement, sound, and dance with the spoken word and presents artists working in a wide range of styles including beatboxing, jazz and hip-hop theatre. This series has […]

SIX CHARACTERS (a family album)

March 31, 2016 - April 16, 2016

La MaMa in association with Skysaver Productions presents SIX CHARACTERS (a family album) Directed, Designed, and Adapted by Theodora Skipitares Music Composed by Sxip Shirey and Jordan Morton Set Design by Donald Eastman Technical Design by Jane Catherine Shaw Dramaturgy by Andrea Balis Featuring: Jan Leslie Harding, Chris Ignacio, Jordan Morton, Jane Catherine Shaw, Thomas Walker, […]