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Experiments 17: Before Evening Comes

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

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

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

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!

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 […]

The Last Days of Judas Iscariot

Written by Stephen Adly Guirgis Directed by Estelle Parsons In honor of Actors Studio’s 70th Anniversary & La MaMa’s 55th Anniversary This production was developed at The Actors Studio and is performed by Actors Studio Members Performed Without Double or Triple Casting For the First Time, history’s most famous double-cross is under the microscope in the provocative and […]

Springtime in Nickyland

Curated and hosted by Nicky Paraiso In the spirit of rebirth, renewal and the resurrection of the spirit, we celebrate all things new as well as all things old made new again. A host of downtown luminaries will take the stage each night, including monologists extraordinaire David Cale & Edgar Oliver, The Floatones, performance artists […]

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

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 […]

Benghazi – Bergen-Belsen

In Association with No Visa Productions Written and Conceived by Lahav Timor Based on the novel by Yossi Sucary Directed by Michal Gamily Theater | World Premiere Benghazi – Bergen-Belsen is an original play based on the novel of the same name by Yossi Sucary. Tracing the story of the holocaust of the Jews of Libya, […]

Terra dei Fuochi / Land of Fires

Directed and Choreographed by Bianca Falco (Napoli, Campania- NYC, USA) Composed by Alberto Falco (Napoli, Campania) | World Premiere Terra dei Fuochi / Land of Fires is an environmental performance project blending modern dance, music and documentary theatre to tell the story of Campania Felix, an area in Italy north of Naples that suffered devastating […]

Non-Consensual Relationships With Ghosts

Written and Directed by Susana Cook | Sound Design by Julian Mesri This was the story of a king who is actually a queen, who is sent in exile, imprisoned in Athens and found 45 years later in Argentina at a tomb contest. But then, major historical events disrupt the process revealing that nobody is […]

La MaMa Kids: Thumbelina

Inspired from the Hans Christian Anderson Thumbelina is born inside a mysterious flower. As soon as she manages to tame her surrounding, she is uprooted and propelled into a world of gigantic proportions. Will she have the courage to empower herself, to find her wings and fly up to the sky? Combining live original music […]

Poetry Electric: The Prodigal Vegan: A Culinary Solo Show

For most people, salads don’t carry a lot of emotional baggage. They provide nutrition. Weight-loss. And maybe a couple of artful Instagram hashtags. But Lisa does not have a normal relationship to salads. In The Prodigal Vegan: A Culinary Solo Show, playwright and storyteller Lisa Huberman takes her audience on a colorful, comic, interactive culinary […]

The Room Sings

By Talking BandWritten and Directed by Paul Zimet, Music by Ellen MaddowTheater | US Premiere Run Time: 90 Minutes A room in a country house sings of those who have lived there over a span of seventy years.  Performed with striking theatricality by OBIE award winning Talking Band using an array of genres – 40’s […]

La Galleria: Lost Merchandise of the Dreamlanders

Curated by Tyson Tabbert Do you remember eating Divine breakfast cereal or sleeping on Pink Flamingos bed sheets when you were a kid? Neither do we, but you just might upon viewing this oddball array of rare collectibles. Lost Merchandise of the Dreamlanders is a showcase of kitschy and ironic retail items based on the […]