One-in-Themselves

March 03 - 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 04

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 - April 08, 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 09 - March 26, 2017

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 under the microscope in the provocative and […]

Terra dei Fuochi / Land of Fires

March 23 - April 02, 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 […]

Benghazi – Bergen-Belsen

March 23 - April 09, 2017

Written and Conceived by Lahav Timor Based on the novel by Yossi Sucary Directed by Michal Gamily A No Visa Production Theater | World Premiere Benghazi – Bergen-Belsen is an original play based on the novel of the same name by Yossi Sucary. Tracing the story of the holocaust of the Jews of Libya, the play […]

Non-Consensual Relationships With Ghosts

March 24 - April 02, 2017

Written and Directed by Susana Cook | Sound Design by Julian Mesri This was the story of a king who is actually a queen, who is sent in exile, imprisoned in Athens and found 45 years later in Argentina at a tomb contest. But then, major historical events disrupt the process revealing that nobody is […]

Springtime in Nickyland

March 18 - March 19, 2017

Curated and hosted by Nicky Paraiso In the spirit of rebirth, renewal and the resurrection of the spirit, we celebrate all things new as well as all things old made new again. A host of downtown luminaries will take the stage each night, including monologists extraordinaire David Cale & Edgar Oliver, The Floatones, performance artists […]

La MaMa Kids: Thumbelina

March 25

Inspired from the Hans Christian Anderson Thumbelina is born inside a mysterious flower. As soon as she manages to tame her surrounding, she is uprooted and propelled into a world of gigantic proportions. Will she have the courage to empower herself, to find her wings and fly up to the sky? Combining live original music […]

Poetry Electric: The Prodigal Vegan: A Culinary Solo Show

March 27

For most people, salads don’t carry a lot of emotional baggage. They provide nutrition. Weight-loss. And maybe a couple of artful Instagram hashtags. But Lisa does not have a normal relationship to salads. In The Prodigal Vegan: A Culinary Solo Show, playwright and storyteller Lisa Huberman takes her audience on a colorful, comic, interactive culinary […]