The Dark Star From Harlem: The Spectacular Rise of Josephine Baker

November 21 - December 01, 2019

World Premiere Book by Glynn Borders Music and Lyrics by Mario E. Sprouse Directed by Tai Thompson Choreography by Kim Grier-Martinez The Dark Star From Harlem: The Spectacular Rise of Josephine Baker follows the journey of 19-year-old Josephine Baker, from her arrival in Paris in 1925, as a company member of La Revue Negre, to […]

The Transfiguration Of Benjamin Banneker

January 23 - February 02, 2020

World Premiere Conceived, Designed and Directed by Theodora Skipitares Music by LaFrae Sci The Transfiguration of Benjamin Banneker is a multi-disciplinary spectacle with a marching band, dancers, 12-foot puppets, shadow puppetry and moving projection screens. The band is an award-winning group, the Soul Tigers, young men and women who attend Benjamin Banneker High School in […]

Other Than We

November 21 - December 01, 2019

World Premiere Theater Three Collaborative Written & Directed By Karen Malpede A climate fiction fable with music that moves from dystopia to astonishing hope. Three scientists and a linguist risk their lives to create new life on earth. Other Than We, is a cli-fi fable that weaves a vital response to the climate crisis, attacks […]

Virgo Star

November 14 - December 01, 2019

World Premiere By Pioneers Go East Collective Virgo Star explores and explodes the myth of the American Cowboy.  An underground, kinetic ride through the Cowboy myths performed from a queer perspective, this dance-theatre work fuses personal storytelling and movement to re-create scenes from Western Movies. A live cinematic experience and a satirical take on Classic […]

Hoppla, We’re Alive!

November 07 - November 10, 2019

By Eugene Lang College The New School University Adapted by Ulrich Lehmann, Drew Lichtenberg, Lloyd Huber, Zishan Ugurlu after Ernst Toller Directed by Zishan Ugurlu Hoppla, We’re Alive! is one of the landmarks of Weimar and early Epic Theater—the opening production of the Piscatorbühne in September of 1927 and a critical success on the scale […]

The Bad’uns: Clown Acts of Contagion

November 07 - November 17, 2019

World Premiere By Clowns Ex Machina Created and Directed by Kendall Cornell in collaboration with the ensemble Clowns Ex Machina takes a darkly comic look at transgression, the corruption of dreams, and women in dangerously, dangerously bad moods. Inspired by legends of “the Bad-uns” – famous women criminals, outlaws and killers – the show examines notoriety, morality, defiance, and […]

400 Years of Inequity and Protest

October 12 - October 16, 2019

A response to and reflection on the 400 years since the British founding of Jamestown through historical text, poetry, music and dance. Photo Credit: Casting the Vote courtesy of artists nextprevious Re:Entry – Actors Playing Jazz Saturday, October 12 at 7PM Directed by Estelle Parsons More Information ReEntry: Actors Playing Jazz is a recreation about […]

Everyday Murder

October 08 - October 11, 2019

World Premiere Created and Directed by Uwe Mengel Everyday Murder is a FREE participatory performance that takes place in front of La MaMa. The story evolves around a murder. The audience/passers by can ask each of the two performers (one of them is the murderer) any question about their life and their involvement. The audience […]

All My Fathers

October 03 - October 20, 2019

World Premiere Written by Paul David Young Directed by Evan Yionoulis The playwright’s elderly, demented mother says he’s the bastard child of the family pediatrician.  The surreal, seemingly scripted disclosure instantly rewrites his devoutly Christian, Southern upbringing.  The tragicomedy incorporates Arthur Miller’s All My Sons and other family plays, such as Hamlet, Oedipus, Elektra, Well, and The Seagull. Paul David Young (Faust 3, In […]

This Is Why We Live

September 19 - September 29, 2019

US Premiere Created by Open Heart Surgery Theatre Directed by Coleen MacPherson Combining physical theater, live music and clown; two actors and a cellist bring to life the  ironic and astonishing poetry of Nobel Prize winning poet, Wisława Szymborska. Performed in three languages with original musical score throughout, the play awakens us to the poetic […]