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.

AdA: Author directing Author
October 16 - November 2, 2014

AdA: Author directing Author

October 16, 2014 - November 2, 2014

Neil LaBute and Marco Calvani reunite once again for the unique, international collaboration that is ADA: Author Directing Author. This year’s theme is desire and each author will direct the other playwright’s work centered around this most primal of emotions.

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Kids Workshop: Creating Vocal Sounds

November 1, 2014

Liz Swados’ mission is to create engaging theater that is deeply connected to kids’ thoughts and feelings. Through exercises and improvisation, a group of children will come together to form an ensemble.

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The Dream Vault Cycle

October 24, 2014 - November 2, 2014

by Christian De Gre & R. Patrick Alberty / Mind The Arts Entertainment. A world premiere, multi-media performance exploring the evolution of an idea as it journeys from art form to art form.

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.