December 29 – December 30, 2011 at 7:30pm
“If you want to see the best musical in town – head over here” – Martin Denton, NYTheatre.com
“Go See La MaMa Cantata Tonight!” – EastVillageArts.org
“…Fearless and provocative theater” – NY Times
Back by popular demand!
“The La MaMa Cantata” is a theater music piece with actors soloists and a large chorus. The words are made up of quotes from Ellen Stewart over the last 50 years as well as stories about her and characters she encountered in her long miraculous journey of a life. It reflects the joy, incredible humor and guts of our leading lady as well as her struggles and fights for survival, by using Ellen’s words and spirit we also get a story about artists with vision and travels around a world and the corners of international cities that were transformed and continue to be by the strength and heart of theater. Get ready for passion and spirit and a range of music that reflects La MaMa and Ellen Stewart herself. Nothing is predictable.
June 19 – June 20, 2014 at 7pm
June 2, 2014 at 7pm
May 22 – June 8, 2014
May 16 – May 18, 2014
May 8 – May 11, 2014