Reading: Viet Rock

December 09

Viet Rock is widely considered to be the first rock musical written and performed in the United States, as well as the first protest play about Vietnam.

Political Snorts 14

December 10 - December 11, 2014

NYU/Tisch School of the Arts/Department of Drama/StageWorks Presents: Political Snorts by Elizabeth Swados
Political Snorts is a revue filled with characters songs and sketches that examine, rip apart, and destroy events taking place in our world. The comedy is dangerous so come wearing a vest.

2014 Christmas in Nickyland

December 20 - December 21, 2014

Just in time for the holidays, La MaMa E.T.C. presents Nicky Paraiso as the master of ceremonies for the ultimate holiday cabaret, in our intimate 99-seat cabaret space. Each night there will be a holy host of characters singing, dancing, gender-bending, and merry making, all to get you into the East Village spirit of the season.

Winter Light: Songs, Music and Rituals from the Carpathians

December 27 - December 28, 2014

A new theatre piece featuring the Koliadnyky, an ensemble of winter song singers from Kryvorivnia (a Ukrainian village in the Hutsul region of the Carpathian Mountains) and Yara artists. The event will feature traditional winter songs from the Koliada rituals and scenes from contemporary Ukraine.

The Shell Shocked Nut 2014

January 02 - January 04, 2015

Conceived and directed by Martha Tornay, Artistic Director, East Village Dance Project
Co-director: Victoria Roberts-Wierzbowski (East Village Dance Project)
Returning to La MaMa for its second year, THE SHELL-SHOCKED NUT upends the classic structure of E.T. Hoffman’s Nutcracker, relocates it in the East Village, and uses a cast of lively characters to explore themes of loss and recovery.

O Jardim

January 07 - January 11, 2015

On a stage filled with moving boxes, stories from three generations of the same family unfold simultaneously. Companhia Hiato, founded by director and playwright Leonardo Moreira, is considered one of the most promising and talented theatre collectives in Brazil.


January 08 - January 11, 2015

***NO LATE SEATING*** Co-Presented by La MaMa and Under the Radar Festival Works-in-progress showings by members of the Devised Theater Working Group. “The eight companies of the inaugural Devised Theater Working Group (DTWG) represent a generation of artists that is wildly diverse in their theater practice, from real-time film to the spoken word, from absurdist […]