55th Spring Season

April 06 - July 02, 2017

Browse the 55th Spring Anniversary Season In Chronological Order La MaMa Umbria Celebrates 2017 March 31 – April 02, 2017 Tao Marayao (The Good Person) April 06 – April 09, 2017 London Paris April 07 – April 16, 2017 La MaMa Kids: Scarf Marionette Workshop April 08 La Galleria: Some Small Fever April 13 – […]

Tao Marayao (The Good Person)

April 06 - April 09, 2017

By Kinding SindawCreated and Directed by Potri Ranka Manis Queano Nur Tao Marayao is a dance storytelling theater piece follows the path of Panglima, a tribal chief of the Samal Balangingi, a maritime Muslim tribe from Zamboanga, Mindanao, Southern Philippines. It is a saga that explores the themes of displacement, the continued plunder of indigenous […]

London Paris

April 07 - April 16, 2017

In Association with Axis Theatre Company Written and Performed by Edgar Oliver Directed by Randy Sharp Before Edgar moved to the Lower East Side in 1977 he began his travels from Savannah roaming across England and France with his sister Helen. They lived in Paris studying Baroque art and learning such amazing facts as: Alka-Seltzer […]

La MaMa Kids: Scarf Marionette Workshop

April 08

With Jane Catherine Shaw Make a Roser-style scarf marionette, a family workshop! Explore your creativity together in an inter-generational puppetry workshop for ages 6 and over. Using scarf fabric, 5 balls, 4 strings and a controller made of rulers, you will create a marionette that can come to life and walk, dance, and even fly. Learn […]

La Galleria: Some Small Fever

April 13 - May 13, 2017

Opening Reception: Thursday, April 13th | 6pm-8pm Some Small Fever is an ongoing body of work centered around Bryson Rand’s experiences as a gay man and his relationship to queer communities. Working in both private spaces and the spaces we have created for ourselves, the work reveals the intersections between past and present; pain and […]

ADITL: A Day In The Life

April 14 - April 15, 2017

Written and performed by Akpore Uzoh ADITL ‘A Day In The Life’ is a new one man play which explores the injustice within the justice system through the lens of a young black man wrongfully arrested and the tumultuous journey that ensues following his subsequent conviction. In pursuit of social justice, giving a voice to the voiceless. ADITL Bitesize ADVERT […]

Poetry Electric: Women’s Poetry Happening Voices of Resistance

April 17

Poetry Electric gathers some unique women artists to share their wonderful spoken words. Performances by HD Artemis, Phyllis Capello, Heather Eatman, Heide Hatry, Nicole Goodwin, Aimee Herman, Jane LeCroy, Indigo Moon (Kate Hess), Clea Rivera, Ilka Scobie, Sandy Simona, & Susan Spangenberg About the Artists HD Artemis – Priestess, Poet, Producer. A relational artist, primarily exploring the intersection of experiences between subject and […]

Kate Bornstein: On Men, Women, and the Rest of Us

April 21 - April 30, 2017

Written and Performed by Kate Bornstein Come spend a cosy evening with your very own Auntie Kate, who promises you’ll laugh, you’ll cry, and you’ll gasp out loud as she speaks about the last thirty years of her life as a non-binary identified queer trans dyke. This is an evening of her most favorite heartwarming […]

Coffeehouse Chronicles #141: Dzieci Theatre’s 20th Anniversary

April 22

Michal Gamily – Series Director Arthur Adair – Educational Outreach Panelists: Dr. Carolina Franco, Reverend Renee House, John Osburn, Robert Prichard with Matt Mitler, Yvonne Brechbuhler, Ryan Castalia, & Golan Performances by: Megan Bones, Yvonne Brechbuhler, Ryan Castalia, Felicity Doyle, Golan, Jesse Hathaway, Chris Krivanek & Matt Mitler Special Guest Performers: John Norman (Dzieci Ensemble 2001-2013, […]

My Heart is in the East

June 08 - June 25, 2017

Written by Jessica Litwak Performed by Jessica Litwak & Raji Ahsan Inspired by Ancient Cordoba, My Heart is in the East is a duet between a Jewish American woman and an Iraqi Muslim man. Bound together by circumstance, these two people from such different walks of life confront their insecurities, fears, and desires. Exploring these tensions […]