Coffeehouse Chronicles #147: Jean-Claude van Itallie

April 28

Michal Gamily – Series Director  Arthur Adair – Educational Outreach Coffeehouse Chronicles honors Jean Claude van Itallie and his long career with panelists, live performances and archival material from the La MaMa Archives. Moderators: Rosemary Quinn and Wayne Maugans Panel: Jean Claude van Itallie, Nancy Cooperstein Charney, Marianne de Pury, Joyce Aaron Funk, Gwen Fabricant, Evangeline Morphos, […]

Experiments 18: Goin’ West

April 09

Written by Mike Gorman Set in a rundown off-campus college apartment, shared by two roommates, that turns into a campsite straight out of a classic Hollywood western, complete with its own Walter Brennan like camp cook, “Goin’ West” is a 21st century cross-country adventure of the imagination reminiscent of the original western migration and settlement […]

Experiments 18: Tricks

April 30

By Michael Shayan Wilkommen, bienvenue, welcome to the world-famous Hollywood Magic Castle! Cortez, our resident star-diva, will do anything to stay in the spotlight. Dee and Donya – the shady, kiki’ing, quick changing duet – have had it with Cortez’s shenanigans. Flip them over because they’re done. They’d like their turn at fame, but the […]

Estrogenius Festival: Veiled Reflections

March 20

By Movement of the People La MaMa Hosts for One Night Only ESTROGENIUS produced by Manhattan Theatre Source and Frigid NYC The collaborative choreography of Veiled Reflections explores the secrets people hold and carry. It investigates how secrets shape the ways we move through our lives, view ourselves and each other. Experience  how secrets can be […]

Experiments 18: When The Party’s Over

March 19

By Glory Kadigan Directed by Katrin Hilbe Stage Managed by Kat Meister Broadway actress Anna takes her mother Adriana on an Alaskan vacation in the hope of repairing their terse relationship. It’s “all aboard” as the ladies sail off, but Anna and the other passengers get more than they bargained for on their magical glacial […]

Coffeehouse Chronicles #146: Mario Montez

March 24

Michal Gamily – Series Director  Arthur Adair – Educational Outreach Cover Photo by Tom Harding Coffeehouse Chronicles honors the life and career of actor, drag performer & Warhol Superstar Mario Montez with panelists, live performances and including archival material from the La MaMa Archives. Moderator Conrad Ventur Panelists Brian Belovitch, Bibbe Hansen, Joe E. Jeffreys, Tom Kalin, […]

La Galleria: Raw & Cooked | Claudia Doring-Baez and Sophie Iremonger

March 15 - April 14, 2018

Curated by Karen Wilkin and Robert James Anderson Opening Reception: March 15th, 6pm to 9pm Claudia Doring-Baez: Recent Paintings Claudia Doring-Baez’s recent paintings depart from the French director Alain Renais’s 1961 film Last Year at Marienbad, with its enigmatic screenplay by Alain Robbe-Grillet. Doring-Baez’s engagement with this icon of Nouvelle Vague cinema follows her series inspired by […]

La Galleria: NADA New York

March 08 - March 11, 2018

La MaMa Galleria is pleased to announce its participation in NADA New York 2018 with artists Justin Vivian Bond, Elliott Jerome Brown Jr., Samuel Draxler, and Adriana Farmiga. The presented works engage with issues of queerness and liminality in representation, playing with what conventions of their medium are adopted or undermined, and what is omitted […]

La Galleria: Cell Count

May 31 - June 16, 2018

Curated by Kyle Croft and Asher Mones Co-presented by Visual AIDS Opening Reception: Thursday, May 31, 6PM In the last ten years, HIV-specific criminal statutes have been used in over 300 prosecutions in the United States, resulting in prison sentences of up to thirty years. The nature of these laws varies from state to state, […]

Poetry Electric: Witch Hunt | Fire Up the Stakes

March 13

Witch Hunt: Fire Up The Stakes is a night of fierce feminist fire. A gathering of emerging and established interdisciplinary artists by Patrice Miller to speak truth to power. Featuring poetry, music, and movement that invites you to witness trauma, transformation, and radical love as an act of magical resistance.  About the Artists MAYBE BURKE  is a New […]