Time No Line Workshop

April 28, 2017 - April 29, 2017

Workshop Performances ‘time no line’ focuses on how we can identify collective histories through the experience of an individual.  This solo performance work integrates movement, song, live drawing, and interactions with projected texts and images as the components of a live dramatic autobiographical narrative. This work utilizes themes and details of John Kelly’s personal history as […]

Celebrating Richard C. Martinez

May 1, 2017

An extra special cabaret evening featuring young queer singer/songwriters Santi Veñegas, Anthony Napoletano, and singing duo Kate/Anna Band with Temi Hason.  An exhibition of paintings, sketches, theatrical flyers and posters of painter and songwriter Richard C. Martinez hangs on clotheslines in the Downstairs Theatre lobby space.  We are honored by the special participation of actor, […]

Legacy Leaders of Color Video Screening: Muriel Miguel of Spiderwoman Theater

May 2, 2017

Theatre Communications Group proudly announces a special, one-night-only event to screen the #LegacyLeaders video of  Muriel Miguel, founder of Spiderwoman Theater. The screening  will be followed by a panel on Native Theatre in New York City moderated by Murielle Borst-Tarrant, director of the Safe Harbors Indigenous Collective at La MaMa, and feature: Diane Fraher, director of […]

The Expanded Unicorn Gratitude Mystery

May 5, 2017 - May 14, 2017

Written and Performed by Karen Finley                               Finley brings her rave reviewed solo performance that explores the recent heightened US political presidential landscape that takes on citizenship, gender disparity and abuse of power. The individual price of public relationships at the price of privacy becomes divisive with searing psychosexual dynamics of wit and seething revelation. The […]

La MaMa Kids: Patient(ce) Dance Workshop

May 6, 2017

Dance Workshop With Company SBB Stefanie Batten Bland This intergenerational workshop will focus on the work of PATIENT(CE). An interdisciplinary piece that examines physical harmony found between space and time. Interacting with an enormous cloud of fabric children and adults work together to support weight and find balance when working with an inanimate partner. About the […]

Coffeehouse Chronicles #142: John Vaccaro and the Play-House of the Ridiculous

May 6, 2017

Michal Gamily – Series DirectorArthur Adair – Educational Outreach Celebrate the life and career of John Vacarro and the Play-House of the Ridiculous with archival footage, live performances and panelists. Moderator: Penny Arcade Panel Members: Judy Altman, Michale David Arian, Agosto Machado, Don Arrington, Gabriel Berry, Lola Pashalinski, Tony Zanetta Performers : Don Arrington, Nicky Paraiso, Ruby Lyn Reyner, […]

La MaMa at Astor Alive! Performing Arts Festival

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The VILLAGE ALLIANCE PRESENTS THE FIRST ever Astor Alive! Festival, free to the public, to celebrate THE NEW ASTOR PLACE, a vibrant cultural district with over two dozen historic theater, dance, music, architecture, and art institutions.  THEATER, DANCE, MUSIC & PERFORMING ARTS The very best Astor Place and Lower East Side theater and dance companies will perform across four stages, embodying five important historical themes of Astor […]

Downtown Icons Panel

March 26, 2017

Moderated by C. Carr and Maura Nguyen Donohue La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club’s 55th Anniversary has brought together four legendary performers of the Off-Off Broadway movement. Kate Bornstein, Susana Cook, Karen Finley, and Edgar Oliver will lead the Downtown Icons Panel following the March 26th performance of Susana Cook’s Non-Consensual Relationships With Ghosts. Artists, students, and […]

La MaMa Kids: Distance Connection Workshop

May 13, 2017

Telepresence Collaboration With Culturehub CultureHub will create a special distance connection for the young people in New York. This is a special event that gives young people a window into the wider world beyond New York City! CultureHub is a center for art and technology that connects communities around the world.  Part of the Safe […]

The Blue

May 18, 2017 - May 21, 2017

Written and Directed by Fiona Templeton World Premiere By The Relationship Music by Pamelia Kurstin Production Design by Liz Nielsen Light Design by Kryssy Wright Sound Design by Emily Auciello Projection Design by Ursula Scherrer A man and a woman speak in their own voices, as well as in the imagined thoughts of the other, […]