Conquest of the Universe or When Queens Collide

November 2, 2017 - November 19, 2017

“An exceptionally lavish production…and improbable costumes by Ramona Ponce that would be the envy of Lady Gaga…the cast seems to be having a high old time.” -Ben Brantley, New York Times 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 […]

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 DNA, Theoretical Girls, Wyclef Jean, Marilyn Manson, David Lang, Fats Waller Tony Nominated Punk Ballerina Karole Armitage creates a gritty street influenced comedy on the delights of Halloween with her company, Armitage Gone! Dance. […]

Burning Doors

October 12, 2017 - October 22, 2017

“The astonishment of ‘Burning Doors’ is its ability to translate political rage and impotence into an art of indirection that is often as complex as it is powerful.” – Ben Brantley, New York Times New York Premiere Devised and performed by Belarus Free Theatre Directed by Nicolai Khalezin and Natalia Kaliada With Maria Alyokhina from […]


October 12, 2017 - October 29, 2017

NY Premiere Directed by Ping Chong & Ryan Conarro A Production of Ping Chong + Company 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. The three performers use movement and […]

Coffeehouse Chronicles #143: Sam Shepard

October 7, 2017

Michal Gamily – Series Director Arthur Adair – Educational Outreach Moderator: Jean-Claude van Itallie Panelists: Jean Claude Van Itallie, Joyce Aaron Funk, Anne Militello, Charles Mingus, Evangeline Morphos, Angelina Fiordellisi & Sandy Rogers Performances by Joyce Aaron Funk, Cary Gant, Mike Gorman, Michael Bowen Horn, Thomas Keith, Harry Mann, Wayne Maugans, Peter Stampfel, Leslie Silva, Clea Rivera Sam Shepard Coffeehouse Chronicles […]

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

Puppeteer and theatre artist Jane Catherine Shaw curates a two-night puppet slam featuring contemporary short-form puppet and object theatre from both emerging and veteran puppet artists. This puppet cabaret, challenges artists to make their best short-form work and to bring a variety of puppet forms to audiences. Shaw is co-founder of the Voice 4 Vision […]

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

Featuring Performances by: | Bette Bourne and Paul Shaw of Bloolips | Carmelita Tropicana | The Colorado Sisters (Hortencia & ElVira Colorado) | | Taylor Mac | SilverCloud Singers | Split Britches | A Tribe Called Red | The Talking Band | Come help celebrate 40 years of a beloved stalwart of New York’s downtown scene.  A gala […]