Poetry Electric: Breaking Boundaries

January 16, 2017

Our society is divided by dozens of walls. Breaking down these boundaries may seem like a daunting, almost impossible task, but as a magician, Ben’s job is to make the impossible possible. Through audience interaction, mind reading, sleight of hand, and comedy, Ben provides a fresh take on bringing people together for the greater good. […]

AdA: Author Directing Author

January 19, 2017 - February 5, 2017

Three authors. Three plays. Three directors. One show. Written and Directed by Neil LaBute, Marco Calvani, & Marta Buchaca Featuring Gabby Beans, Margaret Colin, Gia Crovatin, Dalia Davi, Richard Kind, & Victor Slezak Co-production by La MaMa E.T.C, Grec 2016 Festival de Barcelona, Mixó Italy, & Sala Beckett/Obrador Internacional de Dramatúrgia In collaboration with Umanism LLC New York and 369 […]

Sound Departures 2017

January 20, 2017 - January 22, 2017

A Weekend of New Music Ideas Featuring Three Artists Each Night Curated by Gian Marco Lo Forte & Nicky Paraiso Sound Departures is a new music series featuring cross-disciplinary musicians who explore new genres and known music idioms. The series features upcoming and established musicians each evening that will share new work. Three shows – […]

Coffeehouse Chronicles #139: HAIR 50th Anniversary

January 21, 2017

Curated by Michal Gamily Educational Outreach by Arthur Adair Moderated by Chris Kapp and Michal Gamily Join us, as we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of HAIR: The American Tribal Love Rock Musical with co-creator James Rado, composer Galt MacDermot, featuring members of the original Off-Broadway cast of 1967, Broadway cast of 1968, and the cast […]

Golgotha

January 26, 2017 - January 29, 2017

Written by Shmuel Refael Directed by Geula Jeffet-Attar Adapted by Haim Idissis Translated by Howard Rypp Theater | US Premiere Golgotha is a one man show, performed in English by Victor Attar. Albert Salvado, a Holocaust Survivor, re-lives the atrocities of the concentration camps as he prepares for his long awaited dream to come true: […]

David’s Friend

January 27, 2017 - February 12, 2017

Now Extended through 2/12! “a feisty and funny one-woman show” ~ Charles Isherwood, The New York Times  Written and performed by Nora BurnsDirected by Adrienne Truscott Theater | US Premiere Run Time: 60 minutes David’s Friend is a fast-paced multi-media show is a celebration of friendship, fun, freaks, fag hags, youthful passion, changing times, aging, […]

Culturehub: Hi-Fi | Wi-Fi | Sci-Fi


February 2, 2017 - February 19, 2017

La MaMa and Culturehub present Hi-Fi | Wi-Fi | Sci-Fi Predictions Past Present and Future In association with the Seoul Institute of the Arts Written by Robert Patrick Directed by Billy Clark and Jason Trucco In the 1960s and 1970s, playwright Robert Patrick led an underground theatre movement that questioned the future through a series […]

Coffeehouse Chronicles #140: Robert Patrick

February 4, 2017

Curated by Michal Gamily Educational Outreach by Arthur Adair Photo by Diana Lundin Join us at La MaMa for the 140th Coffeehouse Chronicles celebrating the work and career of Robert Patrick with panelists, archival footage, and live performances. Moderator: William M. Hoffman Panelists: Michael McGrinder, Natalie H. Rogers, Jordan Beswick, Carol Nelson, Magie Dominic and […]

La MaMa Kids: Puppets For The People Workshop

February 4, 2017

Participants will join Jessica Litwak, master puppet builder, theatre artist and drama therapist for this fun and therapeutic puppet- building workshop. They will learn how to make a puppet and bring him or her to life. These puppets allow workshop participants to tell their stories and freely express themselves with hands, body and voice. Using […]

Calderon’s Two Dreams

February 9, 2017 - February 26, 2017

Created by George Drance and the Magis Theatre CompanyOriginal Music by Elizabeth Swados Theater | World Premiere Calderon’s Two Dreams” is a presentation of both versions Pedro Calderon de la Barca’s masterpiece “Life is a Dream”. Calderon’s first iteration of the play, written in 1635, deals with questions of freedom and choice in a confusing reality.  As his career […]