What Tammy Needs to Know about Getting Old and Having Sex: The Concert Tour

November 06 - November 23, 2014

A special concert performance to launch Tammy WhyNot’s debut album. The “Tammy” in question is former famous country and western singer turned performance artist Tammy WhyNot. She is also the creation of artist, writer, director, scholar and activist Lois Weaver. Tammy will be giving a special performance to launch her musical exploration into aging, desire, pleasure and intimacy.

Reading: Schubert’s Last Serenade

October 29

A hardly literate, hard hat construction worker escorts a high tone, college educated and liberated young lady to a plush restaurant. They met and fell in love at a demonstration during which he cracked her skull with a two by four. A comedy by Obie-winning playwright
Bovasso (1930-1991)

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. […]