La MaMa Umbria: International Playwright Retreat

August 2, 2018 - August 12, 2018

Now Accepting Applicationsfor the Umbria Playwrights RetreatDeadline: May 1, 2018 Artist in Residence: TBA Apply Online About the Playwright Retreat Playwrights are welcome to spend their summer with La MaMa Umbria International in beautiful Spoleto, Italy. The selected group of playwrights will participate in writing workshops led by an award-winning playwright while enjoying the peaceful surroundings […]

La MaMa Umbria: International Symposium for Directors

July 16, 2018 - July 30, 2018

Now Accepting Applications for the Umbria Director’s Symposium Deadline: May 1, 2018 Apply OnlineWorkshop Leaders: Stefanie Batten Bland (USA) The Talking Band – Paul Zimet / Ellen Maddow (USA) Semion Aleksandrovskiy (Russia) + others TBD Semion Aleksanderovskiy Text As a Hero This workshop will be devoted to analyze and experience the technology of building relationships […]

La MaMa’s Squirts: Generations of Queer Performance

June 8, 2018 - June 10, 2018

La MaMa’s Squirts: Generations of Queer Performance A Helix Queer Performance Network Event The Helix Queer Performance Network gathers some of the most exciting voices from New York City’s queer performance world, across the generations. While the first five years of La MaMa’s Squirts were curated and hosted by Helix director Dan Fishback, this year’s […]

Brooklyn United Live!

June 7, 2018 - June 10, 2018

Executive Produced & Created by Tyrone Brown Associate Produced & Visual Art by Renita LeonceChoreographed by Dara Adams Brooklyn United Live is an inspirational story of what can happen when a village works together! What many didn’t know when they applied to join The Brooklyn United Music & Arts Program was, they were signing up for more […]


May 17, 2018 - June 3, 2018

By Skysaver Productions Directed by Theodora Skipitares Music by Sxip Shirey THERE’S BLOOD AT THE WEDDING: Songs for Lorca is a unique musical adaptation of play fragments by Federico Garcia Lorca. It features a complete world of characters and landscapes using life-size rod puppet figures, shadow figures, miniature paper dioramas, and giant masks. Lorca’s plays, especially BLOOD WEDDING, focus on endless cycles of violence within […]


April 19, 2018 - May 6, 2018

Written by Romana Soutus Directed by Pirronne Yousefzadeh Cat and Kitten’s slumber party has been going on for quite a while. Cat wants to be lifted and Kitten wants to be loved. Tensions rise as Cat and Kitten negotiate restraint versus indulgence, sensuality versus innocence. Their relationship erupts as they uncover how their desires express […]

Experiments 18: The Old Man & C

January 22, 2018

Based on a story by Sheila Finch Written for the stage by Jason Trucco & David Jager Music by Carlos Alomar Directed by Jason Trucco What if a Swiss patent office employee quit his job to become a professional musician? COMPANY Victor Attar | Geula Jeffet-Attar | Maura Nguyen Donohue Jet Yung | Matt Nasser […]

Poetry Electric: JAZZMUS – A Conscious Collective

January 30, 2018

A JOURNEY OF WORDS, POEMS, SONGS, AND JAZZ Join us at Poetry Electric for a journey of words, poems, songs and jazz! Live poetry, stories, words and songs that express the Fight for Our Civil Rights in Amerikkka. With a testimony to some of the Musicians and Singers who helped fight to pave the way, […]

La MaMa Umbria Playwright Retreat Alumni Readings

January 18, 2018 - January 20, 2018

La MaMa Umbria Playwright Retreat Alumni Readings 2018 Umbria Program Directors: David Diamond and Adriana Garbagnati 2017 Playwright Retreat Master Artist: Erik Ehn Don’t miss readings of new plays by playwrights who honed their craft at the La MaMa Umbria International Playwright Retreats (2017). Meet extraordinary writers from around the world. Each evening, you will […]


April 14, 2018 - April 29, 2018

Created by The Assembly Conceived by Nick Benacerraf Co-directed by Jess Chayes & Nick Benacerraf Text by Anton Chekhov, Heiner Müller, and The Assembly In SEAGULLMACHINE, an ensemble takes refuge in an abandoned theater, caught in the struggle between action and distraction. Smashing together two iconic riffs on the Hamlet story – Anton Chekhov’s The Seagull and Heiner Muller’s Hamletmachine – […]