Day of Remembrance Gathering

February 19

Admission is Free An exploration and commemoration through photography, art, video, text, music and conversation. Speakers to include Sharmin Sadequee (No Separate Justice), Aliya Hana Hussain (Center for Constitutional Rights), Suki Setsuko Terada Ports (activist), Kaoru Ikeda (choreographer), Perry Yung (musician), Rick Ebihara (musician), Bill Ruyle (musician), Grant Ujifusa (Redress activist), and Corky Lee (photographer).  All are welcome and […]

He’s Our President / He’s Our Problem

February 20

  A Performance Action Event Curated and Hosted by Nicky Paraiso A series of DIY performance events held around the country and the world on February 20, 2017 – that aims to mobilize our ongoing resistance and channel our anger into art and activism! We are calling for radical inclusive, disruptive, provocative, ridiculous, enraged and […]

Poetry Electric: Voices of the New Resistance

February 20

Against the President on President’s day!The New Resistance Hosted by  Jane LeCroy & Kaila Mullady Money gives us its paper cuts from which we are bleeding to death. How will we save the world?  Diversity, Inclusion, Acceptance. NYC poets and beatboxers demonstrate the art of the new resistance. FEATURING: | John S. Hall | Heide Hatry | […]

The Seventh Annual American Human Beatbox Festival

February 22 - February 26, 2017

7th Annual Human Beat Box Festival The Return of The Vocal Wars Curated by Kid Lucky “La MaMa is excited to present beatboxers in our theater, to give them a platform outside of the club scene,” says La MaMa Artistic Director, Mia Yoo. “We want audiences to experience beatboxing as an art form that communicates […]

Experiments 17: Before Evening Comes

February 27

Written by Philana Omorotionmwan Directed by Nehprii Amenii With his 13th birthday around the corner, Totome is excited to meet “the butcher” and finally become a man. His mother, however, hopes to keep him whole for just a little while longer. Before Evening Comes is a poetic exploration of what becomes of black boys and men in […]

The Maids

March 02 - March 19, 2017

Directed by Oliver Henzler Musical Composition by Leah Lawrence Featuring Laura Lassy Townsend, Cloe Xhauflaire & Helene Godec Produced by L’Atelier Theatre Productions Every night, the maids stage a fantasized revolution against their mistress Madame. Every night they fail miserably. But last night they have taken a step into reality. They have plotted against Monsieur […]

The Mountain Bird

March 02 - March 05, 2017

Grusomheten Theatre – Norway Directed by Lars Øyno Original Score by Filip Sande Theater | US Premiere Performed in the original Norweigan with English supertitles Run Time: 85 Minutes The Mountain Bird (“Fjeldfuglen”) is an evening-length staging of Henrik Ibsen´s 1859 unfinished opera libretto, which received its world-premiere in 2009 by the Grusomhetens Teater (Theater […]

One-in-Themselves

March 03 - March 12, 2017

Conceived, Directed, and Performed by Sophie Bortolussi and Sara GalassiniTheater | US Premiere One-in-Themselves” is a multidisciplinary theater performance presenting a multi-faceted portrait of the modern woman: the daily struggle to be heard, the daring to speak out, the hope to feel powerful and unapologetic, the doubt of being desirable and yet the fear of […]

La MaMa Kids: Nature-Paper-Puppets and Me!

March 04

Nature-Paper-Puppets and Me! A Puppet Storytelling Workshop with Nehprii Amenii Have fun turning nature into art! Using sticks, rocks, leaves, flowers, paper, and more participants will create their own self portrait…as a puppet! A workshop utilizing story-telling, visual arts, music, dance and performance as tools for sharing personal narratives, inspiring the healing process, and as […]

La Galleria: I Want to Go Home: Are You My Mother?

March 16 - April 08, 2017

With this Installation, Nora Breen explores the nature of reality as it relates to the current scientific exploration of the Simulation Hypothesis and the mystery of consciousness. The project addresses feelings of isolation, confusion, wonder and primal ecstasy that are a part of the human condition wherein we don’t know “why we are here” and […]