Ellen Stewart International Award Celebration

February 24 - February 27, 2016

Downstairs | 66 East 4th Street

Wednesday at 6pm; Friday at 3:15pm; Saturday at 12pm

Ellen Stewart International Award Celebration with Festa Italiana

Wednesday, February 24 at 6pm

Entrance with wine and Umbrian specialties: $20 Enjoy authentic Umbrian food and wine, live music and gifts from the Umbria region of Italy. Meet La MaMa Umbria family, artists, colleagues and new friends.

The Ellen Stewart International is an Award is given to an individual theatre artist or theatre company whose work promotes social change, and community participation with a particular focus on the engagement of young people. Named for La MaMa founder Ellen Stewart, The International award celebrates her remarkable lifetime achievements in the theatre and her dedication to creating a world theatre which embraces all traditions and cultural identities.

The recipient of the award will be announced and live streamed!

Learn more about the workshops and artists invited to participate at La MaMa Umbria this coming year at the Directors' Symposium, Playwright Retreat and our brand-new program: Next Generation: A Performance Development Incubator.


FREE Umbria Play Readings

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Friday, February 26, 2016

3:00pmMusic of the Night, by Garreth Cruikshank

5:15pmLittle Bird in the Nightby Suzy McCalley

6:30pm – Bruised and Confused, by Rachel Mary Cox

8:30pmThe Assassins, by Nicky Paraiso



Saturday, February 27, 2016

12:00pmMy Toothbrush Killed an Albatross, by Dana Boll

1:45pmAlmost Thirteen, by Joan Kane

3:30pmThe Arsonists, by Jackie Goldfinger

5:00pmGarden of Memoriesby Jessica Bashline 

6:45pmHow to Survive an Apocalypse, by Jordan Hall

8:30pmLike Fish, by Maude Bond