Free Events & Performances

Make a FREE Reservation for any of these upcoming events at La MaMa! La Galleria: Divine Breath October 04 – October 26, 2019 Experiments: Suzanne October 28 Hoppla, We’re Alive! November 07 – November 10, 2019 La Galleria: CROWDS November 07 – December 01, 2019 Indian Market and Social December 05 – December 08, 2019 […]

Casting the Vote: A Call To A Count

October 16

Directed by Charlotte Brathwaite A dinner, a party, a call to action, a gathering. A survival guide for troubling times Casting the Vote: A Call To A Count examines our future and how we can count on one another in the struggle for democracy, justice, and a more perfect union. Photo Credit: Casting the Vote […]


October 13

Directed by James E. Reynolds History/Ourstory (H/O) is the second of four separate performances comprising La Mama’s 400 Years of Inequity and Protest observances examining the creation of the British colony of Jamestown in 1619 (in present-day Virginia) and the introduction of slavery through the arrival of Africans that year to its impact to the […]

ReEntry: Actors Playing Jazz

October 12

Directed by Estelle Parsons ReEntry: Actors Playing Jazz is a recreation about eight formerly incarcerated men that have come together after their release from prison to start a theater group to keep them on the straight and narrow. Each has developed a love of theater during their prison time. This is free form theatre which […]

Experiments: Suzanne

October 28

Written by Alexander Paris Directed by Garrett Allen A transdimensional wonderland explodes into Suzanne’s trailer after she passes away in her living room at 48. Her mother, her sisters, herself multiplied, Marilyn Monroe, George Clinton, Romy and Michele, in and out of time make visit to her home. Her son, visiting from the Big City, lays […]

Poetry Electric: Reflections of History

October 14

Levern Williams will team with SENIORS representing the boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn, through songs of struggle and poems, spoken words of Langston Hughes. The special evening will celebrate the African Americans’ struggle in America over the past 400 years, yet our existence exceeds 400 years. We invite all seniors, families, clergy, politicians and leaders […]

Poetry Electric: Tribute to Toni

October 07

“We die. That may be the meaning of life. But we do language. That may be the measure of our lives.” -Toni Morrison Writers, educators, feminists and New Yorkers, we celebrate the life and work of Toni Morrison (1931-2019). The first African American woman to win the Nobel Prize, Toni Morrison’s writing inspires compassion and […]

CultureHub: Indeterminate Forms

September 20

Indeterminate Forms is a curated collection of short form live performances that engage with technology, both practically as a medium and conceptually as a means of exploring our relationship to it.  By bringing together performances from a variety of different backgrounds and contexts, Indeterminate Forms provides a platform in which technology acts as a through line to examine […]

Coffeehouse Chronicles #155: Ellen Stewart

November 02

Curated by Michal Gamily Coffeehouse Chronicles will celebrate Ellen Stewart’s 100th birthday the way MaMa loved it with music, dance and puppets.The celebration will feature recorded personal memories from artists all over the world. Great Jones Repertory Company will remount scenes from Ellen’s shows including Mythos Oedipus, Antigone, Hercules and Asclepius. Rod Rodgers Dance Company […]

La MaMa Gala

October 22

JOIN US Tuesday, October 22, 2019 Cocktails | 6:00PM Dinner ­| 7:00PM La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club 66 East 4th Street, 2nd Floor (between Bowery & 2nd Ave) Celebrating Ellen Stewart’s Centennial Photo by Mark Seliger Honoring Philip Glass Composer for his outstanding work as a composer and significant influence on musical composition Dr. Barbaralee […]