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 Harbors Kevin 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 […]

Follies in Titus

December 1, 2017 - December 9, 2017

Directed by Dario D’Ambrosi Original Music by Francesco Santalucia Choir Coordination by Papaceccio Costume Design by Raffaella Toni Organization by Valeria Gaveglia Performed in Italian and English  Follies in Titus is directed by Italy’s Dario D’Ambrosi, originator of the theatrical movement called Teatro Patologico (Pathological Theater), who re-imagines Shakespeare’s “Titus Andronicus,” retelling the bard’s bloodiest […]

Hyphen Hub’s Visions of the Future III

November 21, 2017

Presented by La MaMa and 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. The evening will also feature Dutch […]

The Perforations Festival

November 17, 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, David Kaufman, John Jesurun & Taylor Mac   Coffeehouse Chronicles #144: Charles LudlamWatch the live event of […]

The Life and Times of Lee Harvey Oswald

November 2, 2017 - November 19, 2017

A co-production of Czechoslovak-American Marionette Theatre Conceived, Written & Directed by Vít Hořejš Co-Directed by Matt Cahoon in New Hampshire The Life And Times Of Lee Harvey Oswald revisits three 1963 national traumas: the assassinations of President Kennedy, his brother, and Rev. Martin Luther King. Exploring the shrouded, dense cobwebs of multiple conspiracy theories that […]

Don’t Feed the Indians – A Divine Comedy Pageant

November 2, 2017 - November 19, 2017

World Premiere Conceived, Written and Directed by Murielle Borst-Tarrant [Kuna/Rappahannock 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 […]