Summer Rental: Ursula Rucker’s ‘My Father’s Daughter’

October 10, 2017 - October 15, 2017

Directed by Ozzie Jones Written & Performed by Ursula Rucker Music by Tim Motzer My Father’s Daughter is written and performed by the dynamic truth-telling spoken word poet and recording artist Ursula Rucker. Inspired by her mother’s life, My Father’s Daughter tells the dramatic and powerful story of mom and daughter, as Ursula states “Her life informs mine and still does. Her […]

Gemini Stars/Scorpio Stars

December 7, 2017 - December 17, 2017

World Premiere Written and Directed by Gian Marco Lo Forte A Pioneers Go East Collective Project Gemini Stars / Scorpio Stars is devised by Pioneers Go East Collective – a collective of queer artists who research and present LGBTQ and feminist stories. Using live video, vlog content, monologues and music -the work further reflects on coming out stories […]

Sam Shepard | Nov 5, 1943 – July 27, 2017

It is with great sadness today that we learned of the passing of the great American playwright, Sam Shepard.  Sam did much of his early work at La MaMa.  In 1965 Sam’s early plays, premiered and performed by the La Mama Troupe under the direction of Tom O’Horgan, toured Europe for the first time.  Ellen […]

Summer Rental: Untamed Opera Festival

August 12, 2017 - August 27, 2017

dell’Arte Opera Ensemble’s Untamed Opera Festival Spotlighting the unpredictable, wild characters of opera, this year’s Festival explores parallels between human, animal and supernatural realms. dell’Arte opens the Festival with two fully-staged rarities: Francesco Cavalli’s La Calisto that combines the two Greek myths of Jove’s seduction of Calisto and Diana’s affair with Endymion; and Leoš Janáček’s Příhody […]

Indian Market and Social

December 1, 2017 - December 3, 2017

Safe Harbors Indigenous Collective Murielle Borst-Tarrant, Director Safe HarborsKevin Tarrant Managing Director and Coordinator Indian Market Just in time for the Holidays: the Indian Market 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 […]

Upside Down

November 30, 2017 - December 10, 2017

World Premiere A collaboration between Teatro Patologico and ZCO/DANCEPROJECT Written and Directed by Dario D’Ambrosi Choreography Zazel O’Garra  Upside Down narrates the story of a young, able-bodied, woman who accidentally enters a world populated by people who dress, act and move in the opposite way; a world that contradicts “normality.” Performed by a cast of actors […]

Culturehub: Visions of the Future III

November 21, 2017

Co-Presented with Culturehub Hyphen Hub returns for its third year of extraordinary and otherworldly performances that showcase radical new visions of the future from around the world. Featuring the U.S. premieres of cYcle by Montreal’s QUADr who make audiovisual magic on bicycle wheels, and SWARM by Bogota-based collective Attractor. About Culturehub CultureHub is an incubator for creativity focused […]

The Perforations Festival

November 21, 2017 - November 26, 2017

Curated by Zvonimir Dobrovic  Croatia’s acclaimed Perforations Festival returns to New York with a diverse slate of genre-blurring performances by artists from Central and Eastern Europe. The 2017 festival will feature seven productions over ten days including U.S. premieres by Bruno Isakovic and Mia Zalukar, Via Negativa, Ina Sladic, Magda Stawman-Tuka and Anita Wach, Jasna L. Vinovrški, and Marta Ziółek. The Great Jones Repertory Company’s […]

Coffeehouse Chronicles #144: Charles Ludlam and the 50th Anniversary of The Ridiculous Theatrical Company

November 11, 2017

Michal Gamily – Series Director Arthur Adair – Educational Outreach Moderator: Sean F. Edgecomb (author of Charles Ludlam Lives! Charles Busch, Bradford Louryk, Taylor Mac, and the Queer Legacy of the Ridiculous Theatrical Company) Panelists: Everett Quinton, Black Eyed Susan, Lola Pashalinski, Richard Currie, John Jesurun & Taylor Mac La MaMa will celebrate Charles Ludlam and the Theatrical Ridiculous Company’s  legacy and […]