Ellen Stewart Theatre | 66 E 4th Street; 2nd Floor
Saturday at 3PM
Free Admission; Suggested Donation
Michal Gamily - Series Director Arthur Adair - Educational Outreach
Moderator:Jean-Claude van Itallie
Panelists: Jean Claude Van Itallie, Daniel Aukin, Joyce Aaron Funk, Anne Militello, Charles Mingus, Evangeline Morphos, Angelina Fiordellisi & Sandy Rogers
Performances by Joyce Aaron Funk, Cary Gant, Mike Gorman, Thomas Keith, Harry Mann, Wayne Maugans, Peter Stampfel, Leslie Silva, Amy Rox Suratt & Clea Rivera
La MaMa will celebrate Sam Shepard’s life and career with live panelists, video tributes and the presentation of rare footage and photos in the Ellen Stewart Theatre.
About Coffeehouse Chronicles
Coffeehouse Chronicles is a free educational performance series exploring the history and development of Off-Off Broadway from its inception within the Village “Coffeehouse Theatres” of the 1960s through today. Part artist portrait, part creative event, part history lesson, part community forum, it is our mission to provide a home, as did our founder Ellen Stewart, for personal and intimate engagement with art. Since 2005 La MaMa has presented more than 123 Coffeehouse Chronicles featuring personal oral accounts from artists of the day as well as conversations with present day artists who continue to work in the same bold, daring manner. Coffeehouse Chronicles are held on one Saturday each month (September through June).
This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the city council.