Dead End, Dummy

November 07 - November 16, 2014

An expressionistic Halloween time trip into the mind of a disturbed vaudeville ventriloquist. Written by Dick Zigun, the un-official Mayor of Coney Island.

Kids Workshop: Creating Vocal Sounds

November 01

Liz Swados’ mission is to create engaging theater that is deeply connected to kids’ thoughts and feelings. Through exercises and improvisation, a group of children will come together to form an ensemble.

Coffeehouse #121 – Split Britches

November 08

Curator: Michal Gamily / Moderator: Alisa Solomon Panelists: Peggy Shaw, Lois Weaver, Moe Angeles Performers: Ariel “Speedwagon” Federow & Katie Goldstein (Man Meat Collective) About Split Britches Split Britches was co-founded by Peggy Shaw and Lois Weaver with Deb Margolin, in 1981. Their collection of scripts, Split Britches Feminist Performance/Lesbian Practice, edited by Sue Ellen Case, […]

Reading: A Vietnamese Wedding

November 10

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

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

 La MaMa Earth Gala Patrons$50,000Jerome L. Greene FoundationChristina McInerney, President & CEO$25,000The Coca-Cola CompanySkadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom$10,000-24,999Donald CapocciaFrank CarucciJane Friedman/ Dr. Gerald J. & Dorothy R. Friedman FoundationTim Fulham & Lise OlneyTom Hanks & Rita WilsonJeffrey Neuman & Patricia MachadoJoel & Candice Zwick$5,000-9,999Scott Asen/Asen FoundationWilliam M. Carey/Cortland Associates, Inc.Matthew Hall/Goldstein Hall PLLCVictor A. […]

The Tempest

November 20 - 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

November 23

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.