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La Galleria: No Cause For Alarm

“a small and smartly curated show” Read more! Curated by Chen Wei-ching, Joanne | Ying KWOK Organized by La MaMa Galleria and inCube Arts Sponsored by Ministry of Culture, R.O.C. (Taiwan), Taipei Cultural Center of TECO in New York Supported by Asia Art Archive in America, Hong Kong Trade and Economic Office (New York), Arts […]

55th Season Launch Party

Join us for the season launch of La MaMa’s landmark 55th SEASON on September 20th! Tickets only $15! “For its 55th season, La MaMa, the East Village hub of avant-garde performance, has assembled a cosmopolitan smorgasbord of more than 70 productions of plays, puppet shows and dance.”  ~ The New York Times Mix and mingle with […]

CultureHub: AXIS + MACROCOSM

AXISby Gan Jian | Co-presented with CultureHub MACROCOSMby Cao Yuxi (James) | Co-presented with CultureHub AXIS + MACROCOSM by art collective AudioVisualVenue features two new works by Chinese artists Gan Jian and Cao Yuxi (James). AXIS + MACROCOSM is an immersive audiovisual installation/performance inspired by fractal patterns found in nature and the elemental forces of […]

2016 La MaMa Puppet Series

Series Curator: Denise Greber In 1962, Ellen Stewart invited puppet artists from Korea to perform their production of Head Hunting by Pagoon Kang Wouk. This began La MaMa’s long love affair with all things puppetry. The form has been an integral part of La MaMa’s artistic vision ever since. The La MaMa Puppet Series showcases […]

La MaMa Kids: The Adventures of Seucy and Boto – In Repertory

The Adventures of Seucy and Boto – In Repertory A World Premiere By Loco7 Dance Puppet Theatre Created by Federico Restrepo and Denise Greber Directed & Designed by Federico Restrepo   The Adventures of Seucy and Boto uses dance, puppetry and music to tell mythological stories from the Amazon Jungle. Created and performed by Loco […]

Denuded

“Must See: Denuded at the Queer New YorkArts Festival” Witness Bruno Isaković’s newest masterpiece.  By Hilton Dresden  Read the full article here. Denuded (Solo) September 28 Buy Tickets DENUDED (SOLO) Created and Performed by Bruno Isaković Artistic advisor | Zvonimir Dobrović Denuded (SOLO) is about the body, movement and stillness, breathing and, most importantly, about a constant contact with […]

Et’teffeh/Apples

Et’effeh / Apples is a VOICE CHOICE! “In its American debut, Algerian experimental theater troupe Istijmam Culturelle uses absurdism and dark humor to address the political and social struggles of Algeria in the aftermath of the 1988 uprising and subsequent civil war.” By Istijmam (Algeria)Presented in association with Center Stage Et’teffeh/Apples is performed in English […]

The God Projekt

The God Projekt is a VOICE CHOICE! Not for nothing hasVoice critic Helen Shaw called The God Projekt “one of the most startlingly intense shows I’ve seen.” The God Projekt is a Time Out New York Pick! By Lone Wolf Tribe Conceived by Kevin AugustineCo-written and Co-directed by Kevin Augustine and Edward EinhornPresented in association with […]

Split Britches: Unexploded Ordnances & Retro(per)spective

October 20 – October 23, 2016 Retro(per)spective By Split Britches Written and Performed by Peggy Shaw and Lois Weaver A Split Britches greatest hits album for those who remember the 1980s and a Split Britches primer for those who may have missed it!  Performed by Peggy Shaw and Lois Weaver, Retro(per)spective  provides a humorous slant on love, […]

La MaMa Kids: Heather Henson’s Craft & Storytelling Workshop

Craft & Storytelling WorkshopWith IBEX Puppetry Part of the 2016 La MaMa Puppet Series Join Heather Henson and Ibex Puppetry in a playful exploration of the endangered Whooping Cranes of North America. This workshop illustrates the way Indigenous people participate in the dance of the crane and reveal the interconnection of the ecosystem shared by […]

Coffeehouse Chronicles #136: Theodora Skipitares

Moderated by JoAnne Akalaitis  Panelists: Andrea Balis, Claudia Orenstein and Jane Catherine Shaw  Part of the 2016 La MaMa Puppet Series   About Theodora Skipitares Theodora Skipitares is an interdisciplinary artist and theater director based in NewYork. Trained as a sculptor and theater designer, she began creating personal solo performances in the late 1970’s, which revolved […]

Pitecus

US PremiereBy Teatro Vascello- RezzaMastrella (Italy) In Pitecus, Rezza-Mastrella analyze the relationship between man and his perversions in demented portrayals of many different people coming to grips with the Absurd. Teatro Vascello, founded by Giancarlo Nanni and Manuela Kustermann,is Rome’s best-known venue for underground and independent groups and has presented works by Peter Brook, Robert […]

La Galleria: Same Bed, Different Dreams

UPCOMING EVENTS Opening Reception: Saturday, October 15th, 6-8 PM. Finley is introducing 12 different food parings for each of her paintings created by chef Patricia Clark of All Five Senses who describes her inspiration as “Dream-state instincts combine with ethereal flavors and textures.” Coco Karol / C. Finley performance: Tuesday, October 18th, 7 PM. Suddenly Every Wednesday: October 26th 7 […]

Experiments 17: Omen Road to Starrville

A New Play by Erik Champney Directed by Glory Kadigan A woman relinquishes the physical world, falling prey to a war of obsession and dark sexuality with a man she has never met. OMEN ROAD TO STARRVILLE is a psychological examination of the birth of the Internet, the death of privacy, and the lies we […]

Phantasmagoria; or, Let Us Seek Death!

World Premiere Conceived and Directed By Randolph Curtis RandWritten by Chana PorterPuppetry by Benjamin StuberAn Eric Borlaug Production Part of the 2016 La MaMa Puppet Series A rainy night in a Genevan castle. Debauched poetry and too much wine. A teenage girl writes a spooky story. On the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s creation, Frankenstein; […]

2016 La MaMa Puppet Slam

Curated by Jane Catherine Shaw Puppeteer and theatre artist Jane Catherine Shaw curates a two-night puppet slam featuring contemporary short-form puppet and object theatre from both emerging and veteran puppet artists. This puppet cabaret, challenges artists to make their best short-form work and to bring a variety of puppet forms to audiences. Shaw is co-founder […]

Poetry Electric: 55 Poems For La MaMa’s 55th Anniversary

55 Poems for La MaMa E.T.C.’S 55 Years Party with a trippy troupe of troubadours as they read 55 poems to commemorate 55 years of La Mama Experimental Theater Club, founded in 1961 by much-loved Ellen Stewart. From an itsy basement to the international stage, La Mama, E.T.C. has presented more than 150,000 artists from […]

Muntergang and other Cheerful Downfalls!

Created and performed by Great Small Works members: John Bell, Trudi Cohen, Stephen Kaplin, Jenny Romaine and Roberto Rossi  With puppeteers Joseph Therrien and Sam Wilson Music by Jessica Lurie and Hannah TempleScript by Jenny Romaine Great Small Works revisits the work of radical 20th-century New York City puppeteers Zuni Maud and Yosl Cutler. In […]

Jew vs. Malta

Jew vs. Malta World Premiere Conceived and directed by Jesse Freedman Costumes by Karen Boyer Lights by Jennifer Reiser Christopher Marlowe’s The Jew of Malta, explored through the political theatre of Bertolt Brecht and Kanye West’s album “Yeezus.” Jew Vs. Malta depicts the Passion of Barabas the Jew: his trial, revenge, suffering, revenge, death, resurrection, […]

CultureHub: 2016 ArtCade Con

ArtCade ConHosted by This Near Future | Co-presented with CultureHub CultureHub’s arcade series returns! Curated by a collection of the best videogame tastemakers in New York City, ArtCade Con (now in its second year) upgrades the arcades of yesteryear by showcasing the latest in nontraditional and independent videogames. We’ll have guest panelists discuss current issues […]

La MaMa Kids: Passing It On Workshop

An Inter-generational WorkshopLed by Lois Weaver Passing it On, led by Lois Weaver, is an inter-generational workshop that explores experiences of the past in order to imagine the future and talk about relevant social issues connected to life in New York City. A group of seniors will collaborate with kids on simple theatre exercises. About […]

La Galleria: 603

603 is a new solo work written and performed by Jon David Casey. Within its genre of “psychological surrealism,” it’s a hyper-verbal lament: a 60 minute descent into the buried armor of the body.  Costume Design by: Machine Dazzle Noise Artist: Bob Bellerue Lighting Design by: Simon Cleveland In 1956, the FDA arrested Doctor Wilhelm Reich and sentenced him […]

Man in Snow

“Man In Snow reflects the tautness of construction and vividness of expression that have long been among the hallmarks of Horovitz” ~ The Boston Globe NY Premiere of Gloucester Stage Company’s Production Presented in association with Barefoot Theatre Company & Compagnia Horovitz-Paciotto Written & Directed by Israel Horovitz David, recently retired, mourning the loss of his young […]

Care Cafe

Since the election results on Tuesday, a lot of us are trying to figure out how to breathe through this present moment and looking for ways to keep connected to each other while we figure out what to do about our future. Care Café, is a way to address some of these things. Care Cafe […]

Piano Tales

Piano Tales Written, Performed, & Composed by James Harrison Monaco and Jerome Ellis Directed by Andrew Scoville Production Design by Marika Kent James and Jerome’s work is a collision of live music and literary storytelling. Some call it experimental, they call it the oldest art-form in the world. Piano Tales celebrates the raw core of […]

La Galleria: Everyday

Curated by Jean Carlomusto, Alexandra Juhasz and Hugh Ryan Co-Presented with Visual AIDS Everyday explores the AIDS crisis (historically and currently) through the lens of artwork that looks at and evidences daily experiences and practices in response to HIV/AIDS. Everyday is co-presented with Visual AIDS, a contemporary arts organization that utilizes art to fight AIDS […]

Coffeehouse Chronicles #137 : Target Margin Theater

Moderated by Rinne Groff Panelists: Purva Bedi | John Collins | Lenore Doxsee | David Herskovits | Eunice Wong | Performers: Will Badgett | David Eye |  Tigger Ferguson | Jesse Freedman | Rebecca Hart | Mary Neufeld | | Steven Ratazzi | David Rosenmeyer | Yuri Skujins | Stephanie Weeks | COMING SOON! About Target Margin Theater Now […]

La MaMa Kids: Creating Music Workshop

  La MaMa Kids: Creating Music Workshop Music Workshop Led by Gino Sitson Experience the voice and the body in the most innovative way, as an endless musical resource. With French-American vocal virtuoso Gino Sitson, kids will work on improvised and original songs, experiencing rhythms with their own bodies as they create music. About the […]

East Village Stories: Part Three

A Theatre of the Oppressed Workshop and Community Breakout Session All East Village/LES community members welcome to attend the performance, ages 10-100 This is the third community forum in an ongoing dialogue with the diverse residents, artists, and activists fighting for their right to live, work, and create in The East Village and Lower East […]

Fusions

By: UniArt Theatre Co. A new play written and directed by: OBIE award winner Nic Ularu FUSIONS dissects through music, clowning, and video, the impact of the technology on the nowadays’ society. The humorous and absurdist dysfunctional daily escape of the characters into the realm of reality TV shows, movies, the internet and social media, […]

Poetry Electric: Make Him My Wife

Make Him My Wife is a performance in two parts about identity and performing. The first is on trying to find your voice, the second on feeling like a fraud. It’s abstract; at times fun, at times sort’ve odd and opaque. To Make Her My Wife is to marry, to sleep with and to kill someone all […]

Clover

La MaMa Presents A Planet Connections Production Written by Erik Ehn | Directed by Glory Kadigan A killer walks in a circle, finds a killer, circles the killed. Experimental writer Erik Ehn’s latest play about the violent and universal cycle of life follows the tragedy of Emmett Till and his mother that helped spur the Civil […]

CultureHub: Visions of the Future II

Organized by Alain Thibault (Artistic Director and Curator ELEKTRA Montreal) and Asher Remy-Toledo & Mark Bolotin (Co-Directors and Curators of Hyphen Hub, New York) | Co-presented with CultureHub ELEKTRA and Hyphen Hub join forces to bring you a night of extraordinary, immersive multimedia showcasing established and up-and-coming artists from Montreal and New York. The evening […]

Chix 6

Book/Music/Lyrics by Lourds Lane Chix 6 is a modern pop/rock musical about a female comic book artist who learns to love herself and re-connect to her dreams when her own super heroine creations come to life. In collaboration with UNESCO, this production will connect  global “superheroes” to the NYC theater audience. The musical is by writer […]

CultureHub: Decoder 2017: The Soft Machine

One-night only work-in-progress presentation. Created and Directed by Mallory Catlett / Restless NYC | Co-presented with CultureHub With text by William S. Burroughs* Part noise concert, part Burroughs’ reading tour, Decoder 2017 is the latest work conceived and directed by OBIE winner Mallory Catlett. This cut-up of sound, word, and image is generated live by […]

La MaMa Kids: Find Your Inner-Superhero Workshop

Interactive WorkshopLed by Lourds Lane Join us for a fun and interactive “superhero” class taught by the founder of the educational non-profit, the SuperYou FUNdation (www.superyoufun.org) and the book/music/lyrics writer of Chix 6 (www.chix6.com), Lourds Lane.  Through music and dance, participants discover their true superhero selves and begin to notice and celebrate the superhero qualities […]

Sound Departures

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.  Friday, December 9 […]

Indian Market and Social

Indian Market and Social Safe Harbors Indigenous CollectiveMurielle Borst-Tarrant, Director Safe HarborsKevin Tarrant Managing Director and Coordinator Indian MarketLouis Mofsie, Artistic Director Thunderbird American Indian Dancers Indian Market and Social offers a unique shopping opportunity for visitors to purchase traditional and contemporary works—including silver and semiprecious jewelry, ceramics, fine apparel, hand-woven baskets, traditional beadwork, dolls, […]

An Italian Miracle with Dario D’Ambrosi

“In many countries they put their mentally disabled in straightjackets and contention beds; we offer them a university degree, in “Theater of the Emotion.” ~ Dario D’Ambrosi The “Integrated Theater of the Emotion” is a university-level degree especially designed to academically and professionally prepare people with disabilities in the field of theater arts. It has […]

Christmas In Nickyland 2016: The Winter of Our Discontent

Curated by Nicky Paraiso Just in time for the holidays, La MaMa presents Nicky Paraiso as the master of ceremonies for the ultimate holiday cabaret, in our intimate 99-seat cabaret space, The Club at La MaMa.  Each night there will be a holy host of characters singing, dancing, gender-bending, and merry making, all to get […]

La MaMa Kids: Winter Wonderland Performance 2016

Interactive PerformanceWith La MaMa Artists Hula Fairies and Cathy Shaw MC this years La MaMa Kids Winter Wonderland Featuring works from East Village Dance, Doppelskope Puppet, Sova Theater and Maiko Kikuchi La MaMa Family weaves its magic and excitement for La MaMa’s End-of-Year celebration event – a fun-filled immersive performance by La MaMa resident artists. […]

Coffeehouse Chronicles #138: Performing Arts Journal 40th Anniversary

Moderated by Frank Hentschker Participants: Annie-B. Parson, Lee Breuer, Maude Mitchell, Theodora Skipitares, Norman Frisch, Nicky Paraiso, Cammisa Buerhaus and John Jesurun Interview with Bonnie Marranca by Joseph Cermatori Joseph Cermatori has written on theatre and opera for the Village Voice, New York Times, Theater, and was formerly associate editor of PAJ: A Journal of Performance and […]

Experiments 17: I’d Do Anything For You In The Dark

Written by Ryan Trout Francis is wearing sweatpants and lives with his parents now. After exhausting all his energy and money working on the next Great American Play (he’s thinking part-Albee, part-Baker, half-Tennessee), he’s broke, broken, and living in Iowa. Recently diagnosed with Bipolar II – a diagnosis he gave himself after his therapist said […]

Poetry Electric: Americana Psychobabble

Created and Performed by Alexandra Tatarsky Directed by Meryl Sands It’s December. 2016 was rough. Please join acclaimed solo performer Alexandra Tatarsky in a post-election exorcism, an irrational rejuvenation ceremony, an attempt at doomsday discoveries. Plastic bag sadness + Styrofoam wings, American flag fingernails + daddy songs, late capitalist loneliness in a tv graveyard covered […]

La Galleria: La MaMa Family Show

Opening reception: Tuesday, December 20 | 7PM-9PM  Artists and staff from throughout the institution’s 55 year-history show their work in the annual La MaMa Family Show. With Artists from across generations, and art in every medium, the exhibition is a vibrant celebration of La MaMa’s spirit and community. About La MaMa Galleria Founded in 1984, La MaMa La […]

COIL 2017: Meeting

Antony Hamilton and Alisdair Macindoe (Australia) Dance | US Premiere Co-presented with Performance Space 122 “MEETING is a quietly rich encounter between man, machine, motion and sound that rewards your attention with mesmeric human feats and meditative sonic patterns.” – Ian Abbott, Writing about Dance Two performers share space with 64 robotic instruments. A relentless stream […]

Bastard (The Painted Bird: Part 1)

A Bosch-like harrowing story of the wandering boy abandoned by his parents during World War II, The Painted Bird is a dark masterpiece that examines the proximity of terror and savagery to innocence and love. Its central scene—a man captures a bird and paints it brilliant colors then frees it to return to its flock, […]

COIL 2017: Real Magic

Forced Entertainment (UK)Theater | US PremiereCo-presented with Performance Space 122 “Beckett meets trash TV” – Sascha Westphal, Nachtkritik (DE) Caught in a world of second-chances and second-guesses, variations and changes, distortions and transformations, Real Magic takes you on a hallucinatory journey, creating a compelling performance about optimism, individual agency and the desire for change. In Real […]

Coil 2017: Custodians of Beauty

Custodians of BeautyPavel Zuštiak / Palissimo (NYC)Dance, PerformanceCo-presented with Performance Space 122 “Plunges headlong into questions about what is ‘beautiful’ by interrogating sources like Plato, Pope Benedict XVI, and of course, the dancing body.” – Time Out New York For decades in the humanities, various arguments have been put forward against beauty. Where do we find […]

La MaMa’s Squirts: Generations of Queer Performance

Curated and Hosted by Dan Fishback Graphic Design by Lauren Denitzio The Helix Queer Performance Network gathers some of the most exciting voices from NYC’s queer performance world for two weeks of theater, comedy, music, dance and conversation. For the fifth year in a row, we celebrate the legacy of community theatrics, multiple generations of […]

Album Release Concert — The Painted Bird: Amidst

Co-presented with Palissimo and La MaMa Music|Performance This special concert presentation of the musical score from Pavel Zuštiak and Palissimo Company’s The Painted Bird: Amidst is a celebration of the official release of the recording by Christian Frederickson, Ryan Rumery, and Jason Noble. These performer/composers accompanied the world premiere of the dance work at the Baryshnikov Arts […]

La Galleria: Lintel, Mantel, Module, Shelf

Opening Reception: Saturday, January 7, 6-8 PM (View on Facebook) Closing Performances: February 1-4, with Charity Coleman, Sophia Le Fraga, and others (details to be announced) Lauren Bakst & Yuri Masnyj | Elliott Jerome Brown | Mary-Ann Monforton | GaHee Park | Isaac PoolCurated by Samuel Draxler The sites we inhabit on a day-to-day basis are structured […]

Coil 2017: Piece for Person and Ghetto Blaster

Nicola Gunn (Australia) Theater, Dance | US Premiere Co-presented with La MaMa “Gunn’s text is intricate and often brilliant, full of unpredictable digressions and curious factoids. It’s the verbal equivalent of skimming stones over water.” – Cameron Woodhead, The Age (AU)  Piece for Person and Ghetto Blaster is the story of a man, a woman […]

Experiments 17: Non-Player Character

Written by Walt McGough Directed by Bevin O’Gara Aspiring video game designer Katja and her longtime friend Trent are an unstoppable team against animated monsters in the virtual underworlds of SpearLight, an online role-playing game. But after a humiliating falling-out, Trent marshals an army of internet trolls to wage real-life war against her. Comic and poignant, […]

Poetry Electric: Breaking Boundaries

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

Three authors. Three plays. Three directors. One show.   Written and Directed by Neil LaBute, Marco Calvani, & Marta BuchacaCo-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 gradi Rome. Following the success of the first two editions of AdA – Author […]

Sound Departures 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

Curated by Michal Gamily Educational Outreach by Arthur Adair Moderated by Chris Kapp and Michal Gamily Reservations are FULL at this time! Please arrive an hour before Coffeehouse Chronicles at 66 E 4th Street for standby. Seating is limited and entrance is not guaranteed. Join us, as we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of HAIR: The […]

Golgotha

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

Written and performed by Nora Burns Directed 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, emotions, memories, music and Manhattan. David’s Friend is a coming of age story, a love story, […]

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


Hi-Fi | Wi-Fi | Sci-Fi Predictions Past Present and Future 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 of quirky, minimalist science fiction plays. For La MaMa’s 55th season, CultureHub and the […]

Coffeehouse Chronicles #140: Robert Patrick

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, Mark Waren, and […]

La MaMa Kids: Puppets For The People Workshop

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

Created by George Drance and the Magis Theatre CompanyOriginal Music by Elizabeth Swados Theater | World Premiere Calderon’s Two Dreams” is a repertory performance of two classics by Pedro Calderon de la Barca.  His first masterpiece “Life is a Dream” (1635) deals with questions of freedom and choice in a confusing reality.  As his career soared, he […]

La Galleria: HA HA FRESH

For her latest solo project with La Mama, Adriana Farmiga presents HA HA FRESH- a body of work including drawings and sculptures. The exhibition, centered around the theme of “the bodega”, considers this ubiquitous urban corner shop as a site located between archive and social space. In the same way a bodega can centralize and serve […]

Riot Antigone

A Hannah Greene and J. Mehr Kaur ProductionCreated & Directed by Seonjae KimLyrics by Seonjae KimMusic by Mori Einsidler, Seonjae Kim, Erato A. KremmydaAdditional Music by Jane Cardona, Jess Marlor Music Theater | World Premiere RIOT ANTIGONE is Seonjae Kim’s new take on Sophocles’ tragedy, told from the perspective of a Chorus Leader and her all-female punk band, […]

La MaMa Kids: The Adventures of Kid and Kaila Beat Box Workshop

Hailing from NYC the ‘beat rhyming’ duo of Kid Lucky and Kaila Mullady combine beatboxing, rapping, spoken word, scatting, and vocal sound effects into an awesome display of vocal abilities that translates into amazing songs and a good time! They explore all realms of American music: from hip hop and electronic music (like trap and […]

Poetry Electric: New Resistance

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

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 […]

The Maids

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

Grusomheten Theatre – Norway Directed by Lars Øyno Original Score by Filip Sande Theater | US Premiere 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 of Cruelty).  This avant-garde opera´s Romantic narrative is inspired by a medieval […]

One-in-Themselves

Conceived, Directed, and Performed by Sophie Bortolussi and Sara GalassiniTheater | US Premiere One-in-Themselves” is a multidisciplinary theater performance presenting a multi-faceted portrait of the modern woman: the daily struggle to be heard, the daring to speak out, the hope to feel powerful and unapologetic, the doubt of being desirable and yet the fear of […]

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

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 […]

The Last Days of Judas Iscariot

Written by Stephen Adly Guirgis Directed by Estelle Parsons / Actors Studio History’s most famous double-cross is under the microscope in the provocative and irreverently funny The Last Days of Judas Iscariot by Stephen Adly Guirgis. Urban night court in “Hope -a ghetto of purgatory” is the backdrop, with Judas on trial for his betrayal […]

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

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 […]