Galleria: Gay Arms

February 26 - March 13, 2016

For the exhibition Gay Arms, Grant Shaffer presents a new body of photographic work. The series is documentary in style, with its subjects pulled from the artist’s life. Shaffer describes his artistic process as a means of understanding: “When I’m taking pictures, I think of myself as an alien who’s here for a while, trying […]

Experiments 16: Diana Marie Delgado’s ‘People to Run From’

January 04

People to Run From is a warped autobiography where a young woman’s life story is told in fragments. Directed by Julian Mesri & featuring Yadira De La Riva. About the Playwright DIANA MARIE DELGADO​, poet and playwright, grew up in the San Gabriel Valley. A graduate of the poetry programs at the University of California­Riverside and Columbia […]

Imagining the Imaginary Invalid

January 21 - February 07, 2016

Review: ‘Imagining the Imaginary Invalid,’ About Absence and Art Making by Laura Collins-Hughes La MaMa presents Imagining The Imaginary Invalid A production by Mabou Mines and Trick Saddle Using Moliere’s seminal play about the evils of the medical industry as a backdrop, Imagining the Imaginary Invalid takes you backstage as the cast prepares the set and […]

Galleria: Introductions

March 17 - April 10, 2016

La MaMa Galleria is pleased to present Introductions, curated by New York-based painter Roberto Juarez. For this exhibition, Juarez and eight of his colleagues will each introduce an artist of their choosing to the gallery. The show focuses on visual and spatial conversations between artists working at different stages of their careers, and through this […]

Coffeehouse Chronicles #133: John Kelly

March 26

Photo by Paula Court Join us in March to celebrate the artistic work of John Kelly with archival material, panelists, and live performances. Panelists include: John Jesurun, Kyle DeCamp, Nicky Paraiso, Carol Lipnik and Kevin Malony    Moderated by Lucy Sexton   About John Kelly John Kelly is a performance and visual artist. His performance works range […]

Burnished By Grief – A Romantic Comedy

January 22 - February 07, 2016

“an exuberant celebration of color and quirk, with a tune or two to underscore its sentiments…This production, directed by Paul Zimet, from the venerable downtown troupe Talking Band, grew out of Ms. Maddow’s experiences as a volunteer in Brooklyn Civil Court. The influence is palpable: The diversity, idiosyncrasies and legal entanglements of these characters seem […]

Indian Market 2015

December 19 - December 20, 2015

Safe Harbors Indigenous Arts/Theatre Collective at La MaMa presents: Indian Market 2015 Buy jewelry, pottery, and other handmade gifts from Native American artists from across the Nation. There will be singing, dancing, storytelling, and performances during the market. All events will take place in the Ellen Stewart Theatre at 66 E 4th Street in Manhattan. […]

Honorable Discharge: We Got Dissed

January 26

Presented by Theatre of the Oppressed NYC in partnership with The Fortune Society A forum play addressing the neglect, homelessness and joblessness faced by the NYC veteran community. Based on the real-life experiences of the actors. About the Artists Theatre of the Oppressed NYC is based on the methodology created in the 1970’s by Brazilian theatre […]

Shows: Deep in a Dream of You

February 06 - February 07, 2016

Created by David Cale Celebrate the book launch of David Cale’s Shows, published by NoPassport Press, including Deep in a Dream of You, a collection of twelve monologues of men and women caught in the thrall of erotic obsession. Cale will read excerpts from his 1993 Bessie Award winning solo of haunted lovers and sexual […]

JUPITER (A Play About Power)

February 11 - February 28, 2016

By Superhero Clubhouse + Kaimera Productions Directed by Simón Adinia Hanukai Written by Jeremy Pickard What if fossil fuels disappeared tomorrow? JUPITER is a 200-year-long dialogue between Humanity and a man who made all fossil fuels disappear permanently from the Earth. Featuring original music and created in collaboration with energy experts, JUPITER asks whether it […]