Dying in Boulder

February 28 - March 17, 2019

By Linda Faigao-Hall Directed by Ian Morgan  In a quest for a “good death,” a dying Caucasian-American Buddhist in Boulder, Colorado enlists her reluctant mixed-Filipino family in micromanaging her impending funeral rites. DYING IN BOULDER is a comic but moving exploration of American cultural confusion around aging and dying – and our inability to control […]

Brooklyn United Live: The Evolution of a Dream

February 21 - March 03, 2019

Executive Produced & Created by Tyrone Brown Associate Produced & Visual Art by Renita Leonce Co-Directed by Tyrone Brown & Renita Leonce Text by Tylie Shider Choreographed by Dara Adams A high-octane, one-of-a-kind drum and dance corps comprised of 33 Brooklyn public school youngsters ages 5 to 17 —  Brooklyn United: The Evolution of a Dream weaves […]

City of No Illusions

February 08 - February 24, 2019

“Talking Band is one of the boldest and most venerable politically minded companies in New York experimental theater …” –Ben Brantley, New York Times By Talking Band Written and Directed by Paul Zimet Music by Ellen Maddow A funeral home near the New York/Canadian border becomes a refuge for two asylum seekers. The funeral directors […]

CultureHub: Serenade for the Moonstruck Boy

December 14 - December 15, 2018

Co-Directed by Kim Ima and Jason Trucco Live performances by Maura Nguyen Donohue, Sara Galassini, Jesse Hur, Agosto Machado, Mattie McMaster, Valois Mickens Recorded voiceover by Billy Clark, Yuna Clark, Sara Galassini, Kim Ima, Valois Mickens, Matt Nasser, Mia Yoo Music by Heather Paauwe and John King CultureHub and La MaMa’s Great Jones Repertory Company […]

Generation NYZ

January 24 - February 03, 2019

Conceived by Ping Chong Directed by Sara Zatz and Kirya Traber Written by Sara Zatz and Kirya Traber, in collaboration with the performers A “gentle, humane, powerfully moving work of documentary theater” – New York Times With affecting vulnerability, bold honesty and enduring spirit, Syl, Porscha, Edwin, Mohammad, Monica, De-Andra and Rafael bravely speak their […]

Reflections of Native Voices

January 08 - January 09, 2019

Presented by La MaMa’s Indigenous Initiative, Safe Harbors Indigenous Collective, in Partnership with First Nations Dialogues, and Global First Nations Performance Network Curated by Murielle Borst-Tarrant (Kuna, Rappahanock) An informal reading of plays by First Nations artists, including the legendary Spiderwoman Theater, led by Muriel Miguel and Gloria Miguel of the Kuna and Rappahannock Nations; […]


January 09 - January 11, 2019

U.S. Premiere By Daina Ashbee Presented by La MaMa and American Realness In Partnership with First Nations Dialogues, Global First Nations Performance Network and Consulate General Of Canada in New York Serpentine vibrates the essence of Daina Ashbee’s dark and feminine choreographic practice. Exploring the occupation of space, time and attention, the cathartic work is based […]

Christmas in Nickyland

December 21

Just in time for the holidays, La MaMa presents Nicky Paraiso as the master of ceremonies for the ultimate holiday cabaret at La MaMa. There will be a holy host of characters singing, dancing, gender-bending, and merry making, all to get you into the East Village spirit of the season. Cover Photo by James Gavin With […]

Experiments 19: Voyages

December 17

Written by Lonely Christopher Directed by Alexandra Zelman-Doring Voyages, the new play by Lonely Christopher, is about the short life of Modernist poet Hart Crane as he attempts to create a “mystic synthesis” of American culture in his writing while dealing with debilitating familial psychodrama and the dangers of loving men in a homophobic society. […]

Pedestrian: Trinity/La MaMa Showcase 2018

December 17

This showcase features original work by the students of the Trinity/La MaMa performing arts program, developed throughout the Fall semester. These works-in-process are an opportunity to experiment with the wide range of approaches to the creative process in the performing arts that students encounter in classes and workshops throughout their three months in New York […]