Posted July 25, 2011 at 11:03 am
LA MAMA 50 WORLD BLOCK PARTY: October 16, 1-6pm
LA MAMA 50 GALA: OCTOBER 17, 6:30 – 10PM
La MaMa’s 2011-12 theatre season
Homecomings will offer new productions and revivals by a wide array of artists who have called La MaMa “home” since its inception in 1961, including PING CHONG, MEREDITH MONK, JOHN JESURUN, THE TALKING BAND, Tony-winning composer SCOTT WITTMAN, TAN DUN, DARIO D’AMBROSI, THEODORA SKIPITARES, ELIZABETH SWADOS, KAREN FINLEY, JULIA ATLAS MUZ, GREAT JONES REPERTORY, THEATRE OF THE 2-HEADED CALF, the CZECHOSLOVAK-AMERICAN MARIONETTE THEATRE, and UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL. This season will also see works by artists who will be making La MaMa their “home” for the first time: KARIN CONROOD, RAINA VON WALDENBURG, England’s THE GATE THEATRE, JOMAMA JONES, and ORLANDO PABOTOY.
Monday Nights at La MaMa
New to the La MaMa season this year will be MONDAY NIGHTS AT LA MAMA, a series of intimate evenings featuring La MaMa artists in conversation about their work, including such alums as TAN DUN, JULIE TAYMOR, PHILIP GLASS, ELIZABETH SWADOS, and MEREDITH MONK.