In The Works 2019

January 06

Since 2013, In The Works has served as a forum by and for independent artists and arts workers to share work with presenters, funders and other colleagues during January conferences and festivals in a relaxed and artist-centered setting. This year, we are proud to host works by: Anna Sperber, BamBam Frost* , DELIRIOUS Dances / […]

La MaMa’s Squirts: Generations of Queer Performance

May 31 - June 02, 2019

Curated by Cecilia Gentili, Charlene Incarnate and Mizz June Each year, La MaMa’s Squirts gathers the most exciting voices from New York City’s queer performance world, across the generations. This year, three trans women artists with deep community roots will each craft a night of the festival, marking the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising. […]

Stonewall 50 at La MaMa

May 23 - June 30, 2019

“Queer artists have been an integral part of shaping La MaMa and the global cultural landscape. Our legacy is deeply rooted in this community’s contributions. Stonewall 50 at La MaMa celebrates the transformative power of queer creative expression.” – Artistic Director, Mia Yoo We celebrate World Pride with exciting voices from around the globe and down […]

The Story of Xiaoyi

February 15 - February 16, 2019

By Shanghai Huidiji Public Psychological Care Center Directed by Sun Xinlan The Story of Xiaoyi is an interactive psychodrama composed of four sections: “Dramatic Presentation,” “Interactive Experiences,” “Volunteer Interpretation,” and “Hui Diji’s Heart Forum,” all based on real stories and psycho-social counseling cases. Shanghai Huidiji Public Psychological Care Center was launched in 2011 in Shanghai, […]

Two Dogs

February 10 - February 11, 2019

By Meng Theatre Studio Directed by Meng Jinghui Two Dogs is an exceptional example of contemporary Chinese avant-garde theater. Since its premiere in 2007, it has been performed more than 2000 times, both throughout China and at international venues and festivals. Directed by Meng Jinghui, China’s most influential and celebrated theatre director, the play combines the creative […]

The Dictionary of Soul

February 08 - February 09, 2019

By The Physical Guerrillas Directed by Li Ning Created by award-winning director and choreographer Li Ning,Dictionary of the Soul depicts people’s “souls” in a physical and powerful way. The piece consists of two main parts, the first part shows a desperate working course in an abstract factory with only stones, the second part is a […]

China Fringe Theater Festival

February 08 - February 16, 2019

Part of the Creative China Festival 2019 In Partnership with the Beijing Contemporary Art Foundation, Beijing Fringe Festival, Shanghai Huidiji Public Psychological Care Center, and The Physical Guerrillas Creative China Festival is committed to becoming a platform to nurture innovative creators and foster in-depth collaborations between China and the US in the fields of contemporary arts and culture. CCF shares […]


May 24 - June 02, 2019

Written & Directed by Nia O. Witherspoon Messiah is a play about the legacy of the Panthers in the age of crack, where a scratch at a DJ booth incites a replay of the past, an action that interrogates generations of violence on black, queer bodies. The production features a ten-member cast and creative team […]

The Floor is Lava

May 09 - May 19, 2019

Written by Alex Riad Directed by Glory Kadigan In high school, Sean was voted “Most Likely to Succeed.” Ten years later, and not where he expected to be in life, he reunites with his high-school buddies at the launch party of their friend’s hugely successful app. Set in a world consumed by social media, The […]

La MaMa Moves! Dance Festival 2019

April 26 - May 26, 2019

Curated By Nicky Paraiso The stages of La MaMa will bloom again this spring with the exquisite sights and sounds of La MaMa Moves!, our wildly popular annual festival devoted to the very best in dance from New York and around the world. Take advantage of our new flexible 3-show and 5-show subscriptions to feast […]