Coffeehouse #120: Judith Malina

May 31

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 […]

Coffeehouse #119: Tom Murrin

April 19

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 […]

Coffeehouse #118: Liz Swados

March 29

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 […]

Ephemera as Evidence

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 […]

The Chairs

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 […]

La MaMa Moves: Resonance – Miki Orihara Solo Concert

New Works By Adam Barruch, Senri Oe, And Miki Orihara “Resonance” Producer: Jun Nakanishi (Noon Tan Music) “Resonance” Executive Producer: Masu Hiroshi Masuyama Thur – Sat – 7:30 pm / Sun – 2:30pm This program explores the continuity and lineage between modern dance and contemporary dance, as a new generation of artists begins to create […]

La MaMa Moves: Dancing for Japan – Earthquake/Tsunami Relief Benefit Co

At 7:30pm Dedicated to the Tohoku-Pacific Earthquake and Tsunami victims. Proceeds from this benefit go directly to municipal/local agencies helping victims and families of the disaster through NPO JaNet.  Featured Artists: Take Dance, Abarukas, binbinFactory, Masumi Kishimoto, Megumi Eda, Kensaku Shinohara, Daisuke Omiya, and Haruka Tamura.  Curated by Miki Orihara, in association with  Noon Tan Music […]

The Most Important Thing

May 02 - May 03, 2014

Emmy-nominated composer Daniel Koren (@danielkoren) sits by the piano, accompanied by his projected figures In this bizarre and visually mind blowing musical stand up special. In his own provoking way, Daniel reveals his stream of consciousness, making a virtuosic act that redefines comedy and live music.

La MaMa Moves! Dance Festival ’10-’11

La MaMa Moves! ’11May 24 – June 21 | Curated by Nicky Paraiso and Mia Yoo La MaMa Moves! ’11 opened its doors to welcome the dance community from across the world to its stages. The festival promised 60 attractions, 37 premieres and four US debuts. Which is to say that La MaMa’s three theaters, The Club, the […]