La Galleria: Era of Good Feelings

June 07 - June 09, 2019

An opera by Dirty Churches Composed by Jesse Gelaznik Costumes and Art Direction by Rachel Blackwell Libretto by Heather Green (soprano), Daniel Garcia Choreography by Alexandra Jacob and Constantine Alexis La MaMa Galleria is proud to present ERA OF GOOD FEELINGS, a new opera from Dirty Churches. Pulling from the depths of their collective imaginations, […]

Coffeehouse Chronicles #154: Taylor Mac

June 08

Curated by Michal Gamily Coffeehouse Chronicles #154: TAYLOR MAC honors the career and achievements of American actor, playwright, performance artist, director, producer and MacArthur Fellow recipient Taylor Mac with panelists, live performances and archival materials.  Moderated by Gabriel Berry with Morgan Jenness, Melanie Joseph, Niegel Smith, Barbara Maier Gusten, Timothy White Eagle, Linda Brumbach and […]

La Galleria: Perform #2

May 12

La MaMa Presents: Perform #2 Choreographies by Raymond Pinto, Feng Jiang, and Susannah Yugler An evening of performance featuring work by Feng Jiang, Raymond Pinto, and Susannah Yugler.  About La Galleria Founded in 1984, La MaMa’s La Galleria is a nonprofit gallery committed to nurturing artistic experimentation. La Galleria serves its neighborhood as a venue […]

Poetry Electric: Betty & Belrays (Voices for Civil Rights)

May 13

Book and Lyrics by William Electric Black Director is William Electric Black The reworked piece for a smaller ensemble tells the story of three white female singers from Detroit, circa 1963, who struggle to change a racially divided society by singing for a Black record label. Music is by William Electric Black, Valerie Ghent (arranger/keyboards for Ashford & […]

La MaMa Café / Palenque

La MaMa is excited to announce La MaMa Café new partnership with Palenque Homemade Colombian Food! Palenque will serve delicious gourmet Colombian fusions, ‘home­style’ cooking to our audiences in both of our theaters. Concessions will be open one hour before and thirty minutes after performances, so please browse the menu below and join us in […]

Contradict This! A Birthday Funeral for Heroes

June 20 - June 29, 2019

By The Bearded Ladies Cabaret Cake, coffin, gavel, choir, composers, live musical trolling! On the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the much lauded homo poet Walt Whitman’s birth and the 50th Anniversary of Stonewall, The Bearded Ladies Cabaret is throwing a pageant for the ancestors.  Part trial, part birthday, part funeral, this spectacle will feature […]

13 Fruitcakes

June 13 - June 16, 2019

Written & Directed by Byungkoo Ahn Song Cycle by Gihieh Lee Lyrics by Lorca, Wilde and Other Queer Poets Electronic Music by Los Angeles Laptop Collective Filled with movement and music, 13 Fruitcakes is a series of 13 staged musical vignettes about 13 significant LGBTQ figures that influence humanity through their great achievements in the arts, politics, philosophy, […]

Global Gay

June 06 - June 09, 2019

Directed by Salvino Raco Designed by Salvino Raco Dramaturgy by Micol Bez and Angelo Vannini Freely Inspired by the book Global Gay by Frédéric Martel Based on a book by French author/journalist Frédéric Martel, Global Gay is a compelling dramatization of the cruelty facing queer people around the world by state-sanctioned methods as well as deeply […]

Experiments 19: Trivial Pursuit

April 08

Written by Yael Haskal Directed by Irene Lazaridis Trivial Pursuit is a love story set in the throes of the current opioid epidemic, where life and death are a numbers game. Cast: Samantha Rago Noah Anderson Scott Gordon Yvette Segan Norah Elise Johnson Tia McDonald Jack Eubanks Yael Haskal is a playwright and performer based in […]

The La MaMa Archive Presents: Digitized Half Inch Open Reel Video of 1970s Performances

May 07

Join the La MaMa Archive at Pratt Institute for a screening and discussion of excerpts from La MaMa performances from the 1970s, now viewable after a 2-year long digitization project funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC). Archive Director Ozzie Rodriguez, Project Manager Sophie Glidden-Lyon, and Archive Intern Kate Philipson will speak […]