Coffeehouse Chronicles #133: John Kelly

March 26

Photo by Paula Court Join us in March to celebrate the artistic work of John Kelly with archival material, panelists, and live performances. Panelists include: John Jesurun, Kyle DeCamp, Nicky Paraiso, Carol Lipnik and Kevin Malony    Moderated by Lucy Sexton   About John Kelly John Kelly is a performance and visual artist. His performance works range […]

Poetry Electric MLK Day Event: SAY IT LOUD

January 18

SAY IT LOUD – Poetry Electric MLK Day Event – 8pm January 18th – La MaMa Downstairs SAY IT LOUD – Poetry Electric MLK Day Event – 8pm January 18th – La MaMa Downstairs   Poets, artists, and musicians gather to “say it loud” about the state of things in the world today featuring: Bradford Reed […]

Experiments 16: Cherry Lou Sy’s “Girl’

January 25

Girl is a one­act play contemplating the relationships of contemporary men and women, and how in the act of lust we discover who we are and who we are not. About the Playwright CHERRY LOU SY ​is an immigrant from the Philippines and came to Brooklyn, New York when she was thirteen. She studied at […]

Coffeehouse Chronicles #134: Gabriel Berry — Costume Work 1979-1985

April 23

Featuring an introduction by TAYLOR MAC Discussion and Performance with BLACK-EYED SUSAN Discussions with GABRIEL BERRY featuring: Set and Costume Designer PAUL STEINBERG  CHING VALDES-ARAN | LOLA PASHALINSKI MICHAEL ARIAN | AUGUSTO MACHADO About the Artists GABRIEL BERRY was in a castle in Budapest (then a workers’ museum) overlooking the Danube when a voice spoke to her.”Go to […]

Now Accepting Trinity / La MaMa Applications

Trinity / La MaMa Semester: Interested in a semester studying acting, dance and performance in New York City? Please email Program Director Barbara Karger at or Program Coordinator, Marisa Tornello at, or call at 212-598-3058 Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis starting December 1, 2018 through March 15, 2019. Due to limited […]

La Galleria: Advection By Eileen Lang

April 14 - May 08, 2016

For Eileen Lang’s second exhibition with La MaMa Galleria, the artist presents a series of new paintings in acrylic and ink. When these liquids are permitted to direct their own motion, the results are genuine and natural. In Advection, Lang explores this process by encouraging pigment and paper to mingle and direct their own paths. […]

La MaMa Kids: Kid Kristy and the Candy Touch

February 06

Kid Kristy and the Candy Touch Or What I Didn’t Learn from Pirate King Midas Directed by Julia Stirling Martin Anything Kristy touches turns into candy, thanks to her genie librarian. What fun! Until she turns her sister into a confectionary. Can the story of Pirate King Midas help her out of her dilemma? Might […]

The Sixth Annual American Human Beatbox Festival

February 26 - February 28, 2016

Beat Box Festival The Sixth Annual American Human Beatbox Festival The variety of beatbox performance styles and forms is showcased in this three-day event, which includes an open mic, beat rhyme battles, and vocal wars featuring some of the leading beatbox artists in America.   Special Offer: 2 tix for $20 (advance sale only) CLICK […]

Poetry Electric: Langston Hughes in Harlem

February 22

Langston Hughes in Harlem Music by Neal Kirkwood & Harry Mann Directed by Tom Marion Join us for this Black History Month celebration! The Poetry Electric fuses music, movement, sound, and dance with the spoken word and presents artists working in a wide range of styles including beatboxing, jazz and hip-hop theatre. This series has […]

La MaMa Galleria Benefit Art Auction 2016

May 18

LA MAMA GALLERIA nurtures artistic experimentation and serves its neighborhood as a venue that encourages an active dialogue between the visual arts, new media, performance, community and educational projects. Each season, La MaMa Galleria draws more than 4,000 visitors and exhibits work by more than 30 contemporary and experimental artists. Benefit Committee:  |Adam Bertrand|Adriana Farmiga|Jeff Haley|Sarah Lederman| Carol […]