Shared Evenings Curated by Alexis Convento

June 03 - June 04, 2017

Alexis Convento of the CURRENT SESSIONS brings together emerging women performance artists and choreographers in two shared-evenings, connecting each story to social identity, cultural memory, and embodied history. Super-Ceremony Saturday, June 3rd at 9:30PM   BOSNIANBORN *SHE IS A REFUGEE STAR* by Mersiha Mesihovic A Coronation by Fana Fraser Ya no es canción (es grito) by […]

La MaMa Kids: family Play-date

June 03

Fun- filled Cabaret Performance With Slant Performance Group SLANT has curated another dynamic event, this year’s theme is a contemporary take on the stone soup story. SLANT wanders into town, broke and hungry and the only way to get a healthy meal is to start making stone soup. One by one, colorful denizens bring their […]

Amy Surratt’s FIRST AND LAST (show)

June 09 - June 18, 2017

Written and Performed by Amy R. Surratt Co-written by Tosha Rachelle Taylor Directed by Kristen Holfeuer Assistant Director/Stage Management by Niki Afsar Featuring Performance by: Avon Bashida, Jo Chiang, Spencer Lutvak, Jane Stiles O’Hara, Tosha Rachelle Taylor, Fleur Voorn & Chris Green Live Music by: The Nick Horner Family  [Nicholas Horner (guitar/banjo), Zach Swanson (bass), Sam Day […]

Crossing the River | Cruzando el Río | 越过这条河

June 20

A forum play addressing the difficulties that immigrants go through in the “land of dreams” because they are oppressed because of their language, nationality and/or age. Created and performed by The Sunset Park Theatre Troupe. Based on the real-life experiences of the actors. Un foro que presenta la lucha y las dificultades que pasan los […]

1917-2017: Tychyna, Zhadan and The Dogs

June 09 - June 25, 2017

By Yara Arts Group Directed by Virlana Tkacz USA Premiere What happens when society crumbles? A reminder to reflect of our past as we contemplate our ways forward. A show filled with music and poetry transformed into scenes, action and projections. Is there a ray of hope? Based on poetry by Pavlo Tychyna, by Serhiy […]

Miss Julia

June 08 - June 25, 2017

By Vueltas Bravas Productions Written by August Strindberg, Adapted by J. Ed Araiza Directed by Lorenzo Montanini New York Premiere Featuring John Alex Toro, Tina Mitchell and Gina Jaimes Music by violinist Helen Yee and percussionist Martin Vejarano In rural Colombia on Midsummer Eve, Miss Julia and her servant Juan have a forbidden encounter. As […]

Nicky’s Paradise Lounge

June 19

La MaMa’s very own Nicky Paraiso hosts an intimate evening of music and comedy transforming The Downstairs into a paradise lounge with live performances by Amy Surratt, Matt Nasser, Margaret Fulham, Anthony Napoletano, Kate/Anna Band and improvised musical comedy from The 11 O’Clock Number.  About the Artists ANNA/KATE BAND ( are a 6-piece queer folk pop band, […]

La Galleria: Lost Merchandise of the Dreamlanders

May 25 - June 24, 2017

Curated by Tyson Tabbert Do you remember eating Divine breakfast cereal or sleeping on Pink Flamingos bed sheets when you were a kid? Neither do we, but you just might upon viewing this oddball array of rare collectibles. Lost Merchandise of the Dreamlanders is a showcase of kitschy and ironic retail items based on the […]