Kids Performance: Family Play Date

June 04

Join the SLANT Performance Group as they weave their magical humor through La MaMa’s Family Playdate – a fun-filled cabaret performed with members of the Great Jones Repertory Company. Embracing dance, music and theatre, this is a unique event for the whole family.

Ingo Swann: A Remote View

June 17 - July 03, 2016

Curated by Harrison Tenzer Opening: Friday, June 17th, 6-8 PM Panel Discussion: Sunday, June 19th, 12-2 PM La MaMa Galleria is pleased to present Ingo Swann: A Remote View, a one-man exhibition of paintings and collages by Ingo Swann. An acclaimed psi-researcher and author, Swann participated in over a hundred academic and government-backed research studies, which investigated human psychic […]


July 21 - July 23, 2016

La MaMa presents in association with Columbia Stages WORLD PREMIERE of BABY FAT: ACT I A Screeching Weasel Rock Opera Music and Lyrics: Ben Weasel Libretto: Ben Weasel (after Victor Hugo and Francesco Maria Piave) Director: Michael Scholar, Jr. Music Director and Arranger: Andy Peterson Choreographer: Samantha Sheppard A November Theatre Production  Verdi’s classic opera Rigoletto gets a punk rock overhaul by iconic frontman […]

Artcade: Culturehub Season Launch Party

September 12

Join us for the Fall 2014 season kickoff party while we transform the CultureHub studio into an arcade. The evening is hosted and curated by This Near Future and will feature a selection of new, independent video games for people to play in a fun, social setting.

La MaMa Moves! Dance Festival ’14

May 02 - May 25, 2014

Curated by Nicky ParaisoLa MaMa Moves! Dance Festival, which takes place in our venues and features over 50 emerging and seasoned choreographers, reflects La MaMa’s longstanding mission to performance that transcends politics and unifies cultures. We are thrilled to present nascent French choreographers who have been virtuosic dancer/performers in major world-class dance companies, as well as […]

Selma ’65

September 26 - October 12, 2014

In anticipation of the 50th anniversary of the Selma Voting March, award-winning playwright Catherine Filloux brings to life the often forgotten stories of Viola Liuzzo, white civil rights activist, and Tommy Rowe, FBI informant, undercover with the Ku Klux Klan. Ms. Hedges plays both roles.

Queer NY International Arts Festival

September 26 - September 28, 2017

This festival features contemporary performance and visual art that explores and broadens the traditional concept of “queer” in art. DUOS, curated by Nicky Paraiso and Dan Fishback, features local artists Darkmatter, Untitled Queen and Merrie Cherry, Jack Waters and Peter Cramer.

Introducing…The Downstairs

September 28

The Downstairs at La MaMa’s Annex, on the basement level at 66 East 4th Street, is a  6500-square-foot multi-disciplinary space with a classroom, exhibition space, and a 150 seat performance venue. The Downstairs is designed by Martin Kapell, founding principal at think! architecture and design pllc.Our vision for The Downstairs is as a non-traditional theatre […]

La MaMa Puppet Slam

September 29

One-night only puppet slam featuring contemporary short-form puppetry and object theatre featuring NYC’s most innovative puppet artists.