Tempest
October 2 - November 2, 2014

Tempest

October 2, 2014 - November 2, 2014

Internationally renowned director Karin Coonrod and Obie-award winning composer Elizabeth Swados bring their significant craft, daring, and imagination to Shakespeare’s The Tempest, in a world-premiere music-theatre production at La MaMa. Featuring a diverse, intergenerational cast, including veteran film and television actor Reg E. Cathey as Prospero and Joseph Harrington, 14-year-old star of Broadway’s Billy Elliot, as Ariel.

Selma '65
September 25 - October 12, 2014

Selma ’65

September 26, 2014 - October 12, 2014

In anticipation of the 50th anniversary of the Selma Voting March, award-winning playwright Catherine Filloux brings to life the often forgotten stories of Viola Liuzzo, white civil rights activist, and Tommy Rowe, FBI informant, undercover with the Ku Klux Klan. Ms. Hedges plays both roles.

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The Elephant in Every Room I Enter

October 3, 2014 - October 19, 2014

A strikingly intimate solo show created by Comfort and his frequent collaborator, Kel Haney. Using an erratic and energetic performance style (a nod to Tourette’s itself), Comfort shares his life as an actor with Tourette Syndrome.

Tempest 3: The Tide is Rising
October 2 - December 21, 2014

Tempest 3: The Tide is Rising

October 2, 2014 - December 21, 2014

Three diverse, international productions of William Shakepeare’s THE TEMPEST (U.S. – Korea – Italy). These productions form the centerpiece of our LA MAMA EARTH season. In announcing the season, Artistic Director Mia Yoo stated the LA MAMA EARTH theme materialized as a result of the up-close and personal impact of Hurricane Sandy on individuals and communities.