La MaMa Puppet Series

November 1, 2018 - November 25, 2018

Curated by Denise Greber The La MaMa Puppet Festival showcases new contemporary puppet theatre by artists from around the world. Curated by Denise Greber, this year’s series focuses on diversifying the voices, stories, and perspectives shared onstage, with the goal of uplifting marginalized identities within the puppet community. The festival highlights interdisciplinary works from female artists […]

Jump Start | A Presentation of Works in Progress

November 23, 2018 - August 25, 2018

A Presentation of Works in Progress Puppet and theatre artists get a chance to showcase their works in progress in the La MaMa Puppet Series. Four artists will share a three-day billing including: Don’t Tell Me No (working title) by Loco7 Dance Puppet Theatre Company, Place No Place by Tom Lee and Lisa Gonzalez, Daydream Tutorial by Maiko […]

Grey Rock

January 3, 2019 - January 7, 2019

World Premiere By Remote Theater Project In association with GOH Productions Written and Directed by Amir Nizar Zuabi Set in 1969 during the first moon landing, Grey Rock tells the story of a young Palestinian man determined to go to the moon with help from his neighbors in a small West Bank village. Working with […]

Terra Mia

December 13, 2018 - December 16, 2018

World Premiere By Ondadurto Teatro  Directed by Marco Paciotti Terra Mia, a multimedia piece by Rome’s Ondadurto Theatre, takes an irreverent look at the exodus of a prospective human race seeking a future elsewhere. Using video, music, and innovative scenography, this visual spectacle investigates the disjointed ramifications of Identity and its absence.   Photo by […]

Summer Rental: Drive East

August 13, 2018 - August 19, 2018

Drive East is an expansive Indian dance and music festival that features 22 concerts in just one week. In its sixth year, our week long festival will be in New York from August 13 – 19 and San Francisco from August 22 – 26. It is a festival that regularly features some of the best […]

Shell Shocked Nut

December 20, 2018 - December 23, 2018

In Association with East Village Dance Project & GOH Productions Returning to La MaMa for its fourth year, The Shell-Shocked Nut upends the classic structure of The Nutcracker, relocates it in the East Village, and uses a cast of lively characters to explore themes of loss and recovery. Join a war veteran and a wandering child […]

Indian Market and Social

December 14, 2018 - December 16, 2018

Directed and Coordinated by Kevin Tarrant & Muriel Borst Tarrant Just in time for the Holidays: the Indian Market and Social offers a unique shopping opportunity for visitors to purchase traditional and contemporary works—including silver and semi-precious jewelry, ceramics, fine apparel, handwoven baskets, traditional beadwork, dolls, paintings, prints, and sculpture—by some of the finest Native […]

Zombie Asian Moms

November 29, 2018 - December 9, 2018

Comedy by Kate Rigg Music by Slanty Eyed Mama Tiger Moms! Embarrassing fanny pack moms! Warrior with a wok moms!  Join iconic Amerasian duo Slanty Eyed Mama for a mashup of comedy, electric violin, punk rock spoken word and video exploring the haunting lore of Asian Mom-ness. Zombie Asian Moms is a multimedia mashup of killer electric […]

Chasing the New White Whale

November 24, 2018 - December 9, 2018

Written by Mike Gorman Directed by Arthur Adair Chasing the New White Whale reimagines Ahab’s final thrilling Chase in Moby Dick, and in a grand spectacle, will turn the Ellen Stewart Theater into an ancient whaling ship.  Featuring a mythical chorus of ghostly whale hunters and modern day commercial fishermen inspired by Ahab’s stowaway crew—”Fedallah and […]

Food for the Gods

November 15, 2018 - November 18, 2018

Written and Directed by Nehprii Amenii Food for the Gods is a multimedia performance installation about “human value.” A three-part expression of rage, indifference, and celestial knowing. Inspired by the killings of Black men, this work uses object and puppet performance to explore dehumanization, light, invisibility and well…the magical-less-ness of it all.   About the […]