La Galleria: La MaMa Family Show 2015

December 22 - January 03, 2016

Opening reception: December 22, 7-9 pm  For the annual La MaMa Family Show, artists and staff from throughout the institution’s 54 year history are invited to contribute pieces of art for display. The eclectic salon-style hanging includes a large variety of work, with sales directly supporting both the artists and La MaMa’s artistic mission. With artists from across […]

Coffeehouse Chronicles #130: Jim Neu

January 09

Curated by: Michal Gamily Moderator: Keith McDermott Panelists: Agosto Machado, Carol Mullins, Mary Shultz, & Roger Babb Performers: Deborah Auer, Black eyed Susan, Roger Babb, Catherine Galasso, Harry Mann, Keith McDermott, Mary Shultz Jim Neu’s work as a writer was an important part of Downtown New York theater since the late 1970s. In works ranging from […]

Coffeehouse Chronicles #131: Mabou Mines

January 30

Panelists & Performers Include: – Genesis – Moderated by Bonnie Marranca – Lee Breuer – Collaborative Hive – Lee Breuer and Karen Kandel interviewed by Greg Mehrten – Panel discussion with Trick Saddle – Moderated by Jessica  Brater – Live performance -a scene from Imagining the Imagine Invalid performed by Christianna Nelson and Clove Gallilee – Confederation of […]

Experiments 16: Yani Perez’s ‘RICE’

March 28

Written by YANI PÉREZ Directed by MELODY BROOKS When the rice hits the fan, Beatrice goes a running. After years of abuse and maltreatment from her marriage, Beatrice seeks to find the piece of her that died a little each day. About the Artists YANI PÉREZ is an Ecuadorian born, Brooklyn raised poet and playwright. Her work can […]

La MaMa Kids: Passing it On – Music & Movement Workshop

March 19

Passing it On – Music & Movement Workshop with Rachael Duddy, Hannah Whitney & Eric Read In this workshop, kids will engage in dynamic exercises that explore their own artistic potential. Through the creation of original dance and characters, we will honor the memory of the late artist, Elizabeth Swados. Those who experienced her work […]

La Galleria: Unwelcome Guest

January 08 - January 31, 2016

La MaMa Galleria is pleased to present Unwelcome Guest, the first solo show of New York-based artist Zach Bruder. These new works riff variously on still lives, figuration, and landscape, employing a bold, graphic sensibility in portraying aspects of Americana: its domestic architecture, its art history, its myths. As reinterpretations of traditional painterly genres, the […]

La MaMa Kids: Calpurnia Coyote Comes to the Big City

May 21

CALPURNIA COYOTE COMES TO THE BIG CITY Created by Jane Catherine Shaw Follow Calpurnia as she and other wildlife not normally seen in New York, but that have recently been sighted here, encounter urban spaces and urban animals. A long-time resident La MaMa artist, Jane Catherine Shaw interweaves imaginative characters and stories to make one […]

Heather Henson Kid's Workshop

La MaMa Kids: Heather Henson / IBEX Puppetry Workshops

November 07 - November 08, 2015

Education programs with IBEX Puppetry offer a unique opportunity to learn about puppetry, and to grow through creativity. Education and outreach programs are offered to diverse groups of all ages, including schools, museums, festivals, and private groups. Programs feature award-winning puppets, puppeteers, kites, and unique performing arts skills. Defined by playful exploration of the connections between people and […]

Poetry Electric: Women’s Poetry Happening

November 09

Women’s Poetry Happening, live poetry readings Poetry Electric gathers some unique women artists to share their wonderful spoken words. Including readings by: Amber Atiya, Pam Lashkin, Jane LeCroy, Wanda Phipps, & Ilka Scobie About the Artists   Amber Atiya is the author of the fierce bums of doo-wop (Argos Books, 2014). Her poems have been […]