It’s All True

February 8, 2018 - February 25, 2018

By Object Collection Theatre Written and Directed by Kara Feely Composed by Travis Just It’s All True is an opera-in-suspension based on the complete live archives of iconic underground band Fugazi. An obsessive leap into 1500 hours of gig detritus made from only incidental text and sounds, none of Fugazi’s actual songs. An ear-body-and-mind-flossing: overloaded, […]

Ajijaack on Turtle Island

February 8, 2018 - February 18, 2018

By IBEX Puppet Theatre Created, Written, Directed, & Choreographed by Ty Defoe & Heather Henson Separated from her family, young whooping crane Ajijaack undertakes her first migration from Canada to coastal Texas alone. Her journey is disrupted by environmental, industrial, and mythical chaos. Ajijaack must follow her intuition to fly onward, learning from the neo-indigenous […]

Series of One: A Solo Performance Festival

February 8, 2018 - February 25, 2018

Blake Sugarman Feb 1 & 2 at 8pm | Feb 10 at 8pm | Feb 11 at 2pm Prelude to the Apocalypse (For What It’s Worth) Prelude to the​ Apocalypse (For What It’s Worth) engages​ ​with​ ​the​ ​climate​ ​crises​ ​in​ ​a number​ ​of​ ​unexpected​ ​ways:​ ​through​ ​the​ ​lens​ ​of​ ​evolutionary​ ​time,​ ​the​ ​biblical apocalypse,​ ​and​ ​the​ […]

Weekend With Sam

February 2, 2018 - February 4, 2018

Readings and Excerpts from Sam Shepard’s Plays, Prose And Poetry Directed By Neil La Bute, Lois Weaver, Scott Wittman And Joel Zwick Sam Shepard did much of his early work at La MaMa and was one of the playwrights championed by La MaMa founder, the late Ellen Stewart. Sam’s original scripts, playbills, production photos and […]

Yusef Komunyakaa Event

January 30, 2018

In late 2007, Pulitzer Prize winning poet Yusef Komunyakaa came together with his close friend,  No wave guitar hero and Global Soul Music creator Tomás Doncker, for the musical masterpiece The Mercy Suite. Featuring a Gorillaz like list of featured artists including Meshell Ndegeocello, Chocolate Genius, and Living Colour lead singer Corey Glover, “The Mercy Suite”  […]

The Pill – A New Memory Play

January 25, 2018 - February 4, 2018

Conceived by Marla Mase Directed by Randolph Curtis Rand Original Score by Tomás Doncker When Sylvia accidentally takes her anorexic daughter’s antidepressant, panic and pandemonium ensue. A story about the cataclysms of depression, fear, and anxiety, and their dynamic intersections with an eating disorder and suicidal ideation. The Pill is a true story written by 5 members of […]

Liliʻu: Tribute to a Queen

January 16, 2018

By PUA ALIʻI ʻILIMA On the eve of the 125th Anniversary of the overthrow of Queen Liliʻuokalani, PAʻI Foundation brings together artists from Honolulu and New York City to present an evening of mele (songs), oli (chants), hula (dance) and moʻolelo (stories) composed by and for the last Queen of Hawaiʻi. An accomplished musician, vocalist, […]

La MaMa Family Show

December 20, 2017 - December 30, 2017

Opening Reception: Wednesday, December 20, 2017 – 7pm – 9pm A no-holds-barred, salon-style group show! Artists and staff from throughout the institution’s 56 year-history exhibit their work in the annual La MaMa family show. With artists from across generations, and art in every medium, the exhibition is a vibrant celebration of La MaMa’s spirit and […]

La Galleria: PIPORNOT’s Superorganism

January 12, 2018 - February 3, 2018

Installation work, photos, paintings and video created by aricoco (Ari Tabei) Interactive Performance by aricoco and Julia Benedict Opening Night: January 12 | 6pm – 8pm Live Performance: January 27 | 3pm – 5pm PIPORNOT’s Superorganism features installation work, photos, paintings and video created by aricoco (Ari Tabei) and an interactive performance by aricoco and Julia Benedict […]

GEORGE EMILIO SANCHEZ: BANG, BANG, GUN AMOK, 24 HOUR PERFORMANCE FILIBUSTER

December 8, 2017 - December 9, 2017

Bang, Bang, Gun Amok is a 24-hour “performance filibuster” dedicated to gun culture in the USA. Initiated by performance artist and activist George Emilio Sanchez, Bang, Bang, Gun Amok will create a space for a community of creators to educate and express how the issue of gun violence is based in a history of institutionalized violence. Artists, activists, […]