La MaMa Kids: Playing it Forward

March 17, 2018

Theatre Workshop Led by Children, ages 9 – 16 For the first time, La MaMa Kids will invite five young artists to facilitate mini workshops for their peers. Neighborhood children and family of La MaMa’s resident artists will share their knowledge and training. Participating youth teaching artists include: Yuna Clark & Auden Gage | Storytelling […]

La MaMa Umbria: International Playwright Retreat

August 2, 2018 - August 12, 2018

Apply OnlineNow Accepting Applications for the Umbria Playwrights Retreat Playwright in Residence Migdalia Cruz MIGDALIA CRUZ is a Bronx-born, award-winning playwright, lyricist, translator, and librettist of more than 60 works including: Miriam’s Flowers, El Grito Del Bronx, Salt, Frida, Satyricoño,  & FUR, produced in venues—across the U.S. and abroad—including INTAR, Latino Chicago, BAM, Mabou Mines, […]

La MaMa Umbria: International Symposium for Directors

July 16, 2018 - July 30, 2018

Now Accepting Applications for the Umbria Director’s Symposium: Experiments in Creating Performance Apply OnlineWorkshop Leaders: Stefanie Batten Bland (USA) The Talking Band – Paul Zimet / Ellen Maddow (USA) Semion Aleksandrovskiy (Russia) Krzysztof Garbaczewski (Poland) Semion Aleksanderovskiy Text As a Hero This workshop will be devoted to analyze and experience the technology of building relationships […]

La MaMa’s Squirts: Generations of Queer Performance

June 8, 2018 - June 10, 2018

“For queer people, who often feel without a lineage or a place to call home, La MaMa’s Squirts stands as a defiant reminder that our stories are important and part of a larger queer history.” -The Huffington Post A Helix Queer Performance Network Event Curated by Eva Yaa Asantewaa, Linda LaBeija and Shannon Matesky Stage […]

Brooklyn United Live!

June 8, 2018 - June 10, 2018

Executive Produced & Created by Tyrone Brown  Associate Produced & Visual Art by Renita Leonce Co-Directed by Tyrone Brown, Renita Leonce & Dan Safer Choreographed by Dara Adams A high-octane, one-of-a-kind drum and dance corps comprised of 33 Brooklyn public school youngsters ages 5 to 17 — Brooklyn United Live weaves together live drumming and dancing […]

There’s Blood at the Wedding

May 17, 2018 - June 3, 2018

By Skysaver Productions Directed by Theodora Skipitares Music by Sxip Shirey There’s Blood at the Wedding is set within six giant-scale pop-up book constructions, through which we reflect on the lives and deaths of six victims of police violence: Sandra Bland, Sean Bell, Philando Castile, Justine Damond, Amadou Diallo, and Eric Garner.  Sxip Shirey composes and […]

Martyrs

April 19, 2018 - May 6, 2018

Written by Romana Soutus Directed by Pirronne Yousefzadeh In the era of #MeToo, Martyrs is where body is battleground and sisterhood offers shelter. Martyrs is a convent slumber party turned upside down as tensions rise and relationships erupt. Cats and Kittens let you in on midnight whispers between sisters. Watch as the girls dance in milk and honey and […]

Experiments 18: The Old Man & C

January 22, 2018

Based on a story by Sheila Finch Written for the stage by Jason Trucco & David Jager Music by Carlos Alomar Directed by Jason Trucco What if a Swiss patent office employee quit his job to become a professional musician? COMPANY Victor Attar | Geula Jeffet-Attar | Maura Nguyen Donohue Jet Yung | Matt Nasser […]

Poetry Electric: JAZZMUS – A Conscious Collective

January 30, 2018

A JOURNEY OF WORDS, POEMS, SONGS, AND JAZZ Join us at Poetry Electric for a journey of words, poems, songs and jazz! Live poetry, stories, words and songs that express the Fight for Our Civil Rights in Amerikkka. With a testimony to some of the Musicians and Singers who helped fight to pave the way, […]

La MaMa Umbria Playwright Retreat Alumni Readings

January 18, 2018 - January 20, 2018

La MaMa Umbria Playwright Retreat Alumni Readings 2018 Umbria Program Directors: David Diamond and Adriana Garbagnati 2017 Playwright Retreat Master Artist: Erik Ehn Don’t miss readings of new plays by playwrights who honed their craft at the La MaMa Umbria International Playwright Retreats (2017). Meet extraordinary writers from around the world. Each evening, you will […]