A brief look back at La MaMa’s 2014-2015 Season.
By Thierry Micouin. The third part of a triptych that began with a solo piece about the problem of identity building, Double Jack sets a challenge for performers: an interactive sound installation composed of five electric guitars reacts instantaneously to the movements of the dancer.
La MaMa’s 53rd season has come to a close and another fiscal year has ended! We would like to thank all of the 1000+ artists from all over the world who set in motion more than 80 productions that brought in over 32,000 visitors this season! Special thanks goes out to our individual 2015 donors this […]
Music by Sara Galassini and Yukio Tsuji.
Series Director – Michal Gamily Educational Outreach – Arthur Adair Judith Malina is an actress, writer, director, and co-founder of the Living Theater. Founded in 1947 as an imaginative alternative to the commercial theater by Judith Malina, the German-born student of Erwin Piscator, and Julian Beck, an abstract expressionist painter of the New York School, The […]
Series Director – Michal Gamily Educational Outreach – Arthur Adair Tom Murrin (1939–2012) was best known as a pioneering performance artist of the East Village scene, turning trash into treasure in his uniquely entertaining shows. But he began as one of the first generation of La MaMa playwrights and continued to write and present plays throughout […]
Series Director – Michal Gamily / Educational Outreach – Arthur Adair Spend an intimate afternoon with composer, playwright, director, novelist, and poet, Elizabeth Swados, who for over 30 years has challenged the conventions of music, performance, and all facets of the written, spoken and musical word. Perhaps best known for her smash hit, RUNAWAYS on Broadway and […]
Opening reception: Thursday, June 5, 2014 6:00 – 8:00 PM D-L Alvarez / Vincent Chevalier / Rosson Crow / Luke Dowd / Chloe Dzubilo / Benjamin Frederickson / Tony Just / Kia LaBeija / Nancer LeMoins / Charles Long / Kevin McCarty / Ray Navarro & Zoe Leonard / Eric Rhein / Jack Smith […]
By Magis Theatre Company The Gospel of Mark written in the First Century Performed by George Drance Directed by Luann Jennings Written during Nero’s brutal persecution of the followers of “the way,” the Gospel of Mark was recited in its entirety to give courage to this community of quiet rebels, whose way of radical compassion threatened the […]
by Skysaver Productions Conceived and Directed by Theodora Skipitares Loosely inspired by Ionesco’s absurdist classic, The Chairs, Theodora Skipitares creates a post-apocalyptic world in which an old woman, portrayed by a 10-foot puppet, invites guests to hear an important message about the meaning of life. One by one, a collection of 25 chairs appears, each one […]