Reading: A Vietnamese Wedding

November 10, 2014

By Maria Irene Fornes, directed by George Ferencz

First enacted at Washington Square Methodist Church in February 1967 as part of the week-long cumulative protest against American involvement in Vietnam called Angry Arts Week, A Vietnamese Wedding then opened at La MaMa in 1969. Ms. Fornes has won nine Obies for either playwriting or direction.

An Evening with Orna Akad

November 10, 2014

La MaMa in association with No Visa Production. Orna Akad – author, playwright and theater director. Nominated for the Sapir literature award for her novel “Wadi Mileh,” and winner of the AKUM Prize (Society of authors, composers and music publishers in Israel), divides her personal and professional life between the two societies, Arab and Jews.

La MaMa Earth Gala Recap

November 13, 2014

THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO MADE OUR GALA SUCH A SUCCESS! Honoring: Olympia Dukakis Award-Winning actress, veteran of stage and screen, director, teacher For her creative achievement in the arts and her work as an activist for social change Dan Kurtz Partner – Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom For his steadfast advocacy on behalf […]

The Tempest

November 20, 2014 - November 23, 2014

Inspired by a true story from the Korean Chronicles of the Three Kingdoms, Mokwha Repertory Company’s The Tempest is set in 5th century Korea, infusing Shakespeare’s text with elements of traditional Korean folklore.

Kids Workshop: Passing It On

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An inter-generational workshop that explores experiences of the past in order to imagine the future. Participants will engage in simple theatre exercises to talk about climate change.

King of Hearts is Off Again

November 26, 2014 - November 30, 2014

Four actors employ Grotowski method acting techniques to play 22 different characters. Based on the true story of Izolda Regenberg, a young Jewish woman trapped in the Warsaw ghetto with her husband family during World War II.

Give Back my Beast

November 27, 2014 - November 30, 2014

Daniel Allen Nelson, performs within his multi-media installation, consisting of artifacts and remnants of an extinct cultural and natural environment, bearing a nostalgic resemblance to our own world of just a few moments ago.