La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club

74A East 4th Street
(btw Bowery & 2nd Ave)
New York, NY 10003

Office: M–F 11a–6p
Box Office: M–Su 12–6p

La MaMa’s Ellen Stewart Theatre is located at 66 East 4th Street, on the second floor.

Pagbabalik (Tracing the Path Home)

April 24 – April 27, 2014

Concept, Direction and Choreography By Potri Ranka Manis

A  story of displacement and return interwoven into the third chapter of Darangen, an epic song cycle from Mindanao, Philippines, shared by the Maranao, Maguindanao and Iranun tribes.  Pagbabalik  is a visually stunning work that examines the past and its continued relevance in today’s society, using dance, live music and chants to discover how identity is broken and fractured by greed and corrupting power and the final reclaiming of the strength of renewal.

“Interpreted indigenous themes gracefully and persuasive…”

Thursday, April 24
Gala performance to benefit Kalusugan Coalition, an organization that helps Philippine immigrants in New York.
Tickets $40

Friday, April 25
Benefit for Kinding Sindaw
Tickets $30

Confetti Jazz Festival

May 1 – May 2, 2014

The French dubbed their colonies “Le Confetti” as if they were merely a place to party, but the rich musical heritage from Guadeloupe, Haiti, La Reunion and Martinique show deep roots and magical connection that go well beyond confetti. Le Confetti Jazz Festival is a fusion of French and Caribbean musicians, featuring Jacques Schwarz- Bart, creating unique crossover sounds destined to inspire conversations about race, politics and musical methodology.

Cut + Paste: A Musical Memoir

May 4, 2014 at 5pm

Actor/ Celebrity Hairdresser Richard Stein reveals the tricks of the trade and oh so much more in Cut+ Paste. This true cabaret evening replete with refreshments and ample lunacy, heart warming tales, songs, a dance or two and some well timed improvisation, takes the audience on a journey through the mirror of life from a man who has spent his in front of the looking glass. From London’s down and out East End to New York’s swanky Upper East Side Richard Stein cuts and pastes an evening you will not soon forget.

La MaMa Moves Dance Festival

Dancing for Japan 2014: Japan Earthquake / Tsunami Relief Benefit Concert

May 7, 2014 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.

La MaMa Moves Dance Festival

Resonance: Miki Orihara Solo Concert

May 8 – May 11, 2014

Orihara performs the work of various choreographers, both re-staged and new, including: Martha Graham, José Limón, Martha Clarke, Miki Orihara and Adam Barruch,

La MaMa Moves Dance Festival

Les Communs

May 16 – May 18, 2014

Here they are, on an island. In fact, they have to build this island from scratch.

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