We Are Celebrating Hattie (aka Brian Butterick)

April 01

Walk with friends, family and others touched by HATTIE HATHAWAY aka Brian Butterick, who died in the early hours of January 30 2019. This public funeral of our beloved friend and NYC icon begins in Tompkins Square Park, continues down Avenue A past the Pyramid Club, west on 4th St. to La MaMa’s Ellen Stewart […]

Coffeehouse Chronicles #153: Witkacy

April 27

Curated by Michal Gamily and Tomek Smolarski Moderated by Frank Hentschker Panelists: Krystyna Lipinska-Illakowicz, Jadwiga Kosicka-Gerould, Natalia Korczakowska, Eri Nox Live Performances Directed by: Natalia Korczakowska (Narcotics: Peyote) with composer Chris Kallmyer, Zenon Kruszelnicki (The Shoemakers) with Wendy Buchanan, Anna Podolak, Stefan Crnogorac, Lewis Merrylees and Jonathan Farrington, Daniel Irizarry (The Madman and the Nun) […]

Playwright Retreat Alumni Readings 2019

March 22 - March 24, 2019

La MaMa Artistic Director: Mia Yoo La MaMa Umbria Program Directors: David J. Diamond and Adriana Garbagnati 2018 Playwright Retreat Master Artist & Special Guest: Migdalia Cruz Please join us for the Playwright Retreat Alumni Readings 2019  Friday, March 22 | Saturday, March 23 | Sunday, March 24 La MaMa Studios – 47 Great Jones […]

Poetry Electric: April Fools

April 01

“Better a fool than a knave” ~ Jonathan Swift Don’t be fooled by imitations. Come and catch these stellar attractions of poetry, spoken word, and art featured in Live Mag! #16! Featuring: Helixx Armageddon | Demetrius Daniel | Vyt Bakaitis | J. Mae Barizo Chris Campanioni | Anders Goldfarb | Kim Lyons | Anton Yakovlev | […]

FREE PANEL | Secret Journey: Stop Calling Them Dangerous #2

May 18 - May 19, 2019

La MaMa in partnership with Movement Research  Concept by Yoshiko Chuma, as part of the series Secret Journey Location: Movement Research | 122 Community Center, 150 First Ave New York, NY 10009 A Panel Symposium with long-table discussions over two days. The Panel Symposium includes conversations between Yoshiko Chuma (New York/Berlin/Japan), Adham Hafez (NYC/Berlin/Cairo) and dance artists from […]

Sin Cha Hong | Mirror

May 25 - May 26, 2019

Sin Cha Hong | Mirror Choreographed, Directed & Performed by Sin Cha Hong In this quietly dazzling new work, Sin Cha Hong asks the audience to contemplate their own reflection and ask: Who am I? One of Korea´s most influential contemporary performing artists, Hong is a dancer, choreographer, and vocalist whose vivid avant-garde vision has […]

Jesca Prudencio and Ping Chong + Company | Calling: a dance with faith

May 23 - May 24, 2019

By Jesca Prudencio & Ping Chong + Company Calling: a dance with faith is a documentary dance theater piece exploring the lives of two Muslim women as they wrestle with their call to dance and their call to faith. Their religious and artistic journeys intersect, as both Muslims and dancers, in this rich and perceptive […]

Coffeehouse Chronicles #152: John Jesurun

April 06

Curated by Michal Gamily Celebrating John Jesurun with panelists, live performances and archival materials! Hosted by Nicky Paraiso with Anna Kohler, David Cale, John Hagan, Black-Eyed Susan, Oscar Colon, Helena White, Agosto Machado, Greg Mehrten Dan Kuan Peeples, Donna Herman, Asta Hansen, Kyle Griffiths, Caleb Hammond, Claire Buckingham About the Artists Claire Buckingham is a […]

Witness Relocation / Dan Safer | Surveys the Prairie of Your Room

May 18 - May 19, 2019

Directed, Choreographed and Performed by Dan Safer Co-Created and Performed by Ae Andreas Original Music by Heather Christian Original Text by Kate Scelsa Dan Safer, a downtown maverick and the Artistic Director of Witness Relocation, returns to the stage, in this original work, a duet co-created and performed with leading Witness Relocation company member, Ae […]

Bobbi Jene Smith | Lost Mountain

May 16 - May 19, 2019

Directed by Bobbi Jene Smith Lost Mountain draws inspiration from the catastrophic and sublime machinations of geological forces to create an abstract and emotionally visceral narrative. A series of vignettes with live music brings together twelve remarkable artists from around the world including former Batsheva and Punch Drunk performers.  Bobbi Jene Smith’s “work refuses to […]