Poetry Electric: Voices of the New Resistance

February 20, 2017

Against the President on President’s day!The New Resistance Hosted by  Jane LeCroy & Kaila Mullady Money gives us its paper cuts from which we are bleeding to death. How will we save the world?  Diversity, Inclusion, Acceptance. NYC poets and beatboxers demonstrate the art of the new resistance. FEATURING: | John S. Hall | Heide Hatry | […]

The Seventh Annual American Human Beatbox Festival

February 22, 2017 - February 26, 2017

7th Annual Human Beat Box Festival The Return of The Vocal Wars Curated by Kid Lucky “La MaMa is excited to present beatboxers in our theater, to give them a platform outside of the club scene,” says La MaMa Artistic Director, Mia Yoo. “We want audiences to experience beatboxing as an art form that communicates […]

Experiments 17: Before Evening Comes

February 27, 2017

Written by Philana Omorotionmwan Directed by Nehprii Amenii With his 13th birthday around the corner, Totome is excited to meet “the butcher” and finally become a man. His mother, however, hopes to keep him whole for just a little while longer. Before Evening Comes is a poetic exploration of what becomes of black boys and men in […]

The Maids

March 2, 2017 - March 19, 2017

Directed by Oliver Henzler Musical Composition by Leah Lawrence Featuring Laura Lassy Townsend, Cloe Xhauflaire & Helene Godec Produced by L’Atelier Theatre Productions Every night, the maids stage a fantasized revolution against their mistress Madame. Every night they fail miserably. But last night they have taken a step into reality. They have plotted against Monsieur […]

The Mountain Bird

March 2, 2017 - March 5, 2017

Grusomheten Theatre – Norway Directed by Lars Øyno Original Score by Filip Sande Theater | US Premiere Performed in the original Norweigan with English supertitles Run Time: 85 Minutes The Mountain Bird (“Fjeldfuglen”) is an evening-length staging of Henrik Ibsen´s 1859 unfinished opera libretto, which received its world-premiere in 2009 by the Grusomhetens Teater (Theater […]

One-in-Themselves

March 3, 2017 - March 12, 2017

Conceived, Directed, and Performed by Sophie Bortolussi and Sara GalassiniTheater | US Premiere Part ritual / part wrestling match; One-in-Themselves is a physical and vocal call to liberate the deep desires and confront the fears of the silenced woman. On a bare stage, two female bodies weave a frenzied tapestry of raw physicality and emotion. Power struggles hover above […]

La MaMa Kids: Nature-Paper-Puppets and Me!

March 4, 2017

Nature-Paper-Puppets and Me! A Puppet Storytelling Workshop with Nehprii Amenii Have fun turning nature into art! Using sticks, rocks, leaves, flowers, paper, and more participants will create their own self portrait…as a puppet! A workshop utilizing story-telling, visual arts, music, dance and performance as tools for sharing personal narratives, inspiring the healing process, and as […]

La Galleria: I Want to Go Home: Are You My Mother?

March 16, 2017 - April 8, 2017

With this Installation, Nora Breen explores the nature of reality as it relates to the current scientific exploration of the Simulation Hypothesis and the mystery of consciousness. The project addresses feelings of isolation, confusion, wonder and primal ecstasy that are a part of the human condition wherein we don’t know “why we are here” and […]

The Last Days of Judas Iscariot

March 9, 2017 - March 26, 2017

The Last Days of Judas Iscariot Written by Stephen Adly Guirgis Directed by Estelle Parsons In honor of Actors Studio’s 70th Anniversary La MaMa’s 55th Anniversary This production was developed at The Actors Studio and is performed by Actors Studio Members Performed Without Double or Triple Casting For the First Time, history’s most famous double-cross is […]

Terra dei Fuochi / Land of Fires

March 23, 2017 - April 2, 2017

Directed and Choreographed by Bianca Falco (Napoli, Campania- NYC, USA) Composed by Alberto Falco (Napoli, Campania) | World Premiere Terra dei Fuochi / Land of Fires is an environmental performance project blending modern dance, music and documentary theatre to tell the story of Campania Felix, an area in Italy north of Naples that suffered devastating […]