Don’t Feed the Indians

November 2, 2017 - November 19, 2017

World Premiere Conceived, Written and Directed by Murielle Borst-Tarrant [Kuna/Rappahanock Nations] Musical Direction by Kevin Tarrant [Hopi/Hochunk Nations] A Safe Harbors Indigenous Collective Project Watch out when Indian show business meets the Doctrine of Discovery! A raucous play and political satire loosely based on Dante’s Divine Comedy. A comedic Native-Aesthetic look at the marginalization of […]

Conquest of the Universe or When Queens Collide

November 2, 2017 - November 19, 2017

Written by Charles Ludlam Directed by Everett Quinton Presented in association with Howl Arts On the 50th Anniversary of The Ridiculous Theatrical Company and 30 years since Ludlam’s death, La MaMa celebrates the artistry of Charles Ludlam. A fully produced revival of Ludlam’s early masterwork Conquest of the Universe or When Queens Collide directed by Everett Quinton is […]

Halloween Unleashed: Dancing Bones, Tasting Darkness and the Skeleton Within

October 27, 2017 - October 29, 2017

World Premiere By Armitage Gone! Dance, New York City Choreographed by Karole Armitage Original Commissioned Music by Terry Dame Music by Marilyn Manson, David Lang, Wyclef Jean Tony Nominated Punk Ballerina Karole Armitage creates a gritty street influenced comedy on the delights of Halloween with her company, Armitage Gone! Dance. Designed to appeal to adults […]

Burning Doors

October 13, 2017 - October 22, 2017

“Provides vital context of the deep courage and belief in freedom of artists.” – Guardian New York Premiere Devised and performed by Belarus Free Theatre Directed by Nicolai Khalezin and Natalia Kaliada With Maria Alyokhina from Pussy Riot Where do you belong when your government suppresses your basic right to expression? What do you do when […]


October 12, 2017 - October 29, 2017

NY Premiere Directed by Ping Chong & Ryan Conarro Created by Ping Chong, Ryan Conarro, Justin Perkins & Gary Upay’aq Beaver (Central Yup’ik) ALAXSXA | ALASKA is a theatrical collage of multimedia, puppetry, and Central Yup’ik drum and dance, illuminating striking moments of cross-cultural encounter in the epic, changing landscapes of Alaska.  Directed by Ping Chong and Ryan Conarro, ALAXSXA | ALASKA features Conarro […]

Kingdom of Earth

This production is unfortunately canceled. Call 212-254-6468 for more information. NY Premiere Abrahamse & Meyer Productions [South Africa] In Association with The Provincetown Tennessee Williams’ Theatre Festival Written by Tennessee Williams Director, Set & Lighting Design by Fred Abrahamse Original Music by Charl-Johan Lingenfelder Terminally ill Lot returns to the Mississippi Delta with his new bride, […]

La MaMa Puppet Slam

September 29, 2017 - September 30, 2017

Download the application HERE | Deadline: September 7, 2017To Download: Select FILE | Download As | Microsoft Word (docx.) Fill the application out in Microsoft Word & save it as YOUR NAME-2017SLAM.DOC or DOCX ONLY E-mail ALL applications to: Incomplete forms submitted without required materials will NOT be considered! Puppeteer and theatre artist Jane […]

UNTITLED_I will be there when you die

September 28, 2017 - September 30, 2017

NY Premiere By Alessandro Sciarroni Co-presented as part of the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF)’s Crossing the Line Festival Choreographer Alessandro Sciarroni returns to Crossing the Line Festival with the second part of his Will you still love me tomorrow? trilogy. In this contemplative work on the passage of time, four jugglers start nonchalantly tossing pins, building to a […]

Summer Rental: The Cost

July 14, 2017 - July 15, 2017

World Premiere Written by Aquaila Shene’ Barnes Directed by Barbara Montgomery #TheCostPlay Acclaimed Actor/Director Barbara Montgomery introduces Aquaila Shene’ Barnes’ World Premiere play The Cost. Power vs. Truth — Politics and family collide on stage with the launch of NEC’s Alumni Summer Showcase. Produced by the renowned Negro Ensemble Company at La MaMa, this production […]

LU! LU! LU! LU! An Evening Celebrating Spiderwoman Theater’s 40 Years

September 19, 2017

Come help celebrate 40 years of a beloved stalwart of New York’s downtown scene.  A gala theatrical evening of tributes by stellar admirers internationally honors Spiderwoman’s contributions to Native, feminist, and avant-garde theatre.  Samples of the collective’s unforgettable “storyweaving” will manifest the magical spell that can be summoned, with everything climaxing in a rousing dance party by First Nations electronic group […]