Experiments: Suzanne

October 28

A transdimensional wonderland explodes into Suzanne’s trailer after she passes away in her living room at 48. Her mother, her sisters, herself multiplied, Marilyn Monroe, George Clinton, Romy and Michele, in and out of time make visit to her home. Her son, visiting from the Big City, lays witness to Suzanne’s entire universe of understanding over […]

Poetry Electric: Reflections of History

October 14

Levern Williams – Mr. Entertainer – takes on a journey with an array of guests from our seniors community to reflect on the Jamestown anniversary – before and after Jamestown and America’s intro to slavery. Performers TBA About the Artists Levern Williams, known as Levern “the Entertainer” Williams, a versatile performing artist/Jazz stylist; has been […]

Poetry Electric: Tribute to Toni

October 07

“We die. That may be the meaning of life. But we do language. That may be the measure of our lives.” -Toni Morrison Writers, educators, feminists and New Yorkers, we celebrate the life and work of Toni Morrison (1931-2019). The first African American woman to win the Nobel Prize, Toni Morrison’s writing inspires compassion and […]

CultureHub: Indeterminate Forms

September 20

Indeterminate Forms is a curated collection of short form live performances that engage with technology, both practically as a medium and conceptually as a means of exploring our relationship to it.  By bringing together performances from a variety of different backgrounds and contexts, Indeterminate Forms provides a platform in which technology acts as a through line to examine […]

Coffeehouse Chronicles #155: Ellen Stewart

November 02

Curated by Michal Gamily Coffeehouse Chronicles #155 honors the career and achievements of Ellen Stewart with panelists, live performances and archival materials.    MORE INFORMATION TBA   Photo by Vernon Smith, 1972 About Ellen Stewart Ellen Stewart was a dress designer when she started La MaMa in a basement apartment in 1961, a woman entirely […]

La MaMa Gala

October 22

JOIN US Tuesday, October 22, 2019 Cocktails | 6:00PM Dinner ­| 7:00PM La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club 66 East 4th Street, 2nd Floor (between Bowery & 2nd Ave) Celebrating Ellen Stewart’s Centennial Photo by Mark Seliger Honoring Philip Glass Composer for his outstanding work as a composer and significant influence on musical composition Dr. Barbaralee […]

Summer Shares: Shadow Of A Dragonwing

September 12 - September 14, 2019

New York Premiere WOLF & SWAN company Program: DUST IN MY WINGS with David Bennent // ANCESTRAL SHADOWS// DRAGON BLOOD They are softly playing the ghostly chants of this merciless, bourgeois world disorder’s victims. Shadow of a Dragonwing, a trilogy of pieces searching for the courage, humility, and autonomy we need in order to reclaim […]

La MaMa Kids: Winter Wonderland Performance

December 22

For Ages 4+ La MaMa Family will weave their magic and excitement for La MaMa’s End of Year celebration event – a fun-filled immersive performance by La MaMa resident artists. Embracing puppetry, storytelling, dance, music and theatre, this is a unique holiday event for the whole family, all ages encouraged! A La MaMa Kids end […]

La MaMa Kids: Clown Workshop

November 16

Led by Kendall Cornell Ages 6+ Unleash your inner Delightmaker!   Learn the joys of having a Flop and finding humor when things go wrong.   In this clowning workshop for all family members (large and small), you will practice the ancient art of physical comedy — creating laughter by sharing your authentic silly self. No prior […]

La MaMa Kids: Tomte

October 06 - October 20, 2019

A Puppet Performance By Tom Lee Ages 4+ Tomte is an intimate shadow puppet performance adapted from “The Tomten” by Astrid Lindgren and the poem by Victor Rydberg.  A Tomte is a Swedish gnome, a quiet and unseen caretaker who watches over the lives of humans and animals.  On a cold winter night on a […]