CultureHub: Decoder 2017: The Soft Machine

December 3, 2016

One-night only work-in-progress presentation. Created and Directed by Mallory Catlett / Restless NYC | Co-presented with CultureHub With text by William S. Burroughs* Part noise concert, part Burroughs’ reading tour, Decoder 2017 is the latest work conceived and directed by OBIE winner Mallory Catlett. This cut-up of sound, word, and image is generated live by […]

La MaMa Kids: Find Your Inner-Superhero Workshop

December 3, 2016

Interactive WorkshopLed by Lourds Lane Join us for a fun and interactive “superhero” class taught by the founder of the educational non-profit, the SuperYou FUNdation ( and the book/music/lyrics writer of Chix 6 (, Lourds Lane.  Through music and dance, participants discover their true superhero selves and begin to notice and celebrate the superhero qualities […]

Sound Departures

December 9, 2016 - December 11, 2016

A Weekend of New Music Ideas Featuring Three Artists Each Night Curated by Gian Marco Lo Forte & Nicky Paraiso Sound Departures is a new music series featuring cross-disciplinary musicians who explore new genres and known music idioms. The series features upcoming and established musicians each evening that will share new work.  Friday, December 9 […]

Indian Market and Social

December 9, 2016 - December 11, 2016

Indian Market and Social Safe Harbors Indigenous CollectiveMurielle Borst-Tarrant, Director Safe HarborsKevin Tarrant Managing Director and Coordinator Indian MarketLouis Mofsie, Artistic Director Thunderbird American Indian Dancers Indian Market and Social offers a unique shopping opportunity for visitors to purchase traditional and contemporary works—including silver and semiprecious jewelry, ceramics, fine apparel, hand-woven baskets, traditional beadwork, dolls, […]

An Italian Miracle with Dario D’Ambrosi

December 12, 2016

“In many countries they put their mentally disabled in straightjackets and contention beds; we offer them a university degree, in “Theater of the Emotion.” ~ Dario D’Ambrosi The “Integrated Theater of the Emotion” is a university-level degree especially designed to academically and professionally prepare people with disabilities in the field of theater arts. It has […]

Christmas In Nickyland 2016: The Winter of Our Discontent

December 17, 2016 - December 18, 2016

Curated by Nicky Paraiso Just in time for the holidays, La MaMa presents Nicky Paraiso as the master of ceremonies for the ultimate holiday cabaret, in our intimate 99-seat cabaret space, The Club at La MaMa.  Each night there will be a holy host of characters singing, dancing, gender-bending, and merry making, all to get […]

La MaMa Kids: Winter Wonderland Performance 2016

December 17, 2016

Interactive PerformanceWith La MaMa Artists Hula Fairies and Cathy Shaw MC this years La MaMa Kids Winter Wonderland Featuring works from East Village Dance, Doppelskope Puppet, Sova Theater and Maiko Kikuchi La MaMa Family weaves its magic and excitement for La MaMa’s End-of-Year celebration event – a fun-filled immersive performance by La MaMa resident artists. […]

Coffeehouse Chronicles #138: Performing Arts Journal 40th Anniversary

December 17, 2016

Moderated by Frank Hentschker Participants: Annie-B. Parson, Lee Breuer, Maude Mitchell, Theodora Skipitares, Norman Frisch, Nicky Paraiso, Cammisa Buerhaus and John Jesurun Interview with Bonnie Marranca by Joseph Cermatori Joseph Cermatori has written on theatre and opera for the Village Voice, New York Times, Theater, and was formerly associate editor of PAJ: A Journal of Performance and […]

Experiments 17: I’d Do Anything For You In The Dark

December 19, 2016

Written by Ryan Trout Francis is wearing sweatpants and lives with his parents now. After exhausting all his energy and money working on the next Great American Play (he’s thinking part-Albee, part-Baker, half-Tennessee), he’s broke, broken, and living in Iowa. Recently diagnosed with Bipolar II – a diagnosis he gave himself after his therapist said […]

My Heart is in the East

June 8, 2017 - June 25, 2017

Written by Jessica Litwak Performed by Jessica Litwak & Raji Ahsan Inspired by Ancient Cordoba, My Heart is in the East is a duet between a Jewish American woman and an Iraqi Muslim man. Bound together by circumstance, these two people from such different walks of life confront their insecurities, fears, and desires. Exploring these tensions […]