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[Off-Broadway, 2008]
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[Off-Broadway, 1997]
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LA MAMA PUPPET FESTIVAL to Present Four World Premieres & More in November

Explore the La MaMa Puppet Festival's thrilling lineup of four world-premiere shows. Experience the innovative and captivating puppetry performances as talented artists take the stage. Don't miss your chance to witness the latest creations in this exciting event.

La MaMa Announces 62nd Season And Expansion Of RADICAL ACCESS INITIATIVE

La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club announces its 62nd Season and its RADICAL ACCESS INITITATIVE (RAI), an expansion of La MaMa's local and global network that increases outreach to new artists and audiences beyond the four walls of La MaMa's three theatres and new Community Arts Space.

La MaMa's COFFEEHOUSE CHRONICLES #172: If These Walls Could Talk to Take Place This Week

La MaMa will present Coffeehouse Chronicles #172: If These Walls Could Talk, an examination and celebration of rich and extensive history of La MaMa’s 74A East 4th Street.

Photos: First Look At THE WEAK AND THE STRONG At La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club

Erik Ehn’s new play The Weak and The Strong opened at La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club in the East Village on December 8. See photos from the production.


Tickets are now on sale for the 5th Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival, the largest of its kind in North America, returning January 18-29, 2023, at venues large and small throughout the city.

La MaMa Presents A Planet Connections Production Of Erik Ehn's New Play THE WEAK AND THE STRONG

An aging rodeo rider and his family grapple with life and faith in Erik Ehn's new play The Weak and The Strong. Mixing dance, theatre, puppetry, and visual effects, The Weak and The Strong will have its World Premiere at the iconic La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club in the East Village with opening night slated for December 8.

La MaMa Announces 61st Season Featuring 40 Productions From 8 Nations

La MaMa ETC’s 61st season will feature world-premieres by John Kelly, Erik Ehn, Elizabeth Swados, Witness Relocation/Dan Safer, Bobbie Jene Smith and Ping Chong, along with the live, in-person stage debut of Split Britches’s 2021 digital production LAST GASP and the first-ever revival of Maria Irene Fornes’ EVELYN BROWN.

GRAND PANORAMA By Theodora Skipitares to Have World Premiere At La MaMa ETC

La MaMa in association with Skysaver Productions presents GRAND PANORAMA – a music-theater work by Theodora Skipitares about Frederick Douglass's obsession with photography and its power to 'tell the truth' about the humanity of African-Americans during slavery – will be given its world-premiere at La MaMa, with previews beginning February 17 prior to a press opening on February 20, it has been announced by Mia Yoo, La MaMa's artistic director.

Virtual Theatre This Weekend: January 16-17- with Kelli O'Hara, Adam Pascal, and More!

Broadway might be dark, but that doesn't mean that theatre isn't happening everywhere! Below, check out where you can get your daily fix of Broadway this weekend, January 16-17, 2020.

La MaMa Announces January Programming Featuring Bobbi Jene Smith, Santee Smith, Anabella Lenzu, and More

La MaMa has announced programming for January 2021. This month will feature In Process with Bobbi Jene Smith, a look at the artistic progress of Bobbi Jene Smith and the team behind her next work, Broken Theater.

Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, December 17 with Laura Benanti, Norm Lewis and More!

Today (December 17) in live streaming: the cast of Homeschool the Musical on Stars in the House, Norm Lewis in concert, and so much more!

Theater for the New City's Village Hallowen Costume Ball Goes Virtual

Theater for the New City's Village Halloween Costume Ball, a revered Village tradition that frequently welcomes over 1,200 revelers, will be presented virtually this year with most of its key traditions preserved. Notable artists including Everett Quinton, F. Murray Abraham, Austin Pendleton, Phoebe Legere and Penny Arcade.

Austin Pendleton, Charles Busch and More Set For Theater for the New City's LOWER EAST SIDE FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS

With the roster still building, Theater for the New City has currently scheduled over 150 performing arts organizations, independent artists, poets, puppeteers and film makers for its 25th annual Lower East Side Festival of the Arts, which will be mounted virtually for the first time May 22 to 24, 2020.

Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, April 30- with Kerry Butler, SING STREET Cast and More!

Today (April 30) in live streaming: Ben counts down Sondheim songs, Sing Street performs for BC/EFA, and so much more!

Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, April 14- with GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Cast, Tituss Burgess and More!

Today (April 14) in live streaming: Richard Ridge chats with the cast of Girl from the North Country, Spencer Glass teaches us about a little-known musical, the cast of Glee reunites on Stars in the House and so much more!


La MaMa E.T.C. announced today new live streaming initiatives under the umbrella of Online Happenings. While programming in the theatres is suspended during the COVID-19 crisis, La MaMa is exploring ways to respond creatively to a situation that is potentially changing how we gather as a community.

New Voices Project Announces 2020 Winners

New Musicals Inc. has announced that four writing teams have been selected to participate in the 2020 New Voices Project, a musical theatre development program hosted by New Musicals Inc. in Los Angeles (with support from Walt Disney Imagineering Creative Entertainment), now in its eighth year.

La MaMa Has Announced Winter/Spring 2020 Season

La MaMa's 58th Season continues to celebrate the centennial of La MaMa's celebrated founder, the late Ellen Stewart with the announcement of its Winter/Spring lineup in its 58th season. The season features dozens of artists, playwrights, choreographers, directors, and award-winning theater companies and composers, including Elizabeth Swados, Anne Bogart, Noche Flamencia, Culture Hub, Hideki Noda/Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre, Nick Payne, En Garde Arts, Split Britches, and more.

La Mama Announces its 2019 Puppet Slam

Back by popular demand, the 2019 La MaMa Puppet Slam returns this year with NEW short works of genius!


Theodora Skipitares has achieved renown for her large-scale puppetry epics on such topics as physics, genetics and medicine. An early American giant of science is the subject of her latest multi-media spectacle, 'The Transfiguration of Benjamin Banneker.' It celebrates the life of the free black man who, living in Maryland from 1731 to 1806, became one of his era's most outstanding engineers and astronomers. La MaMa will present the world premiere of the piece January 23 to February 2 in its Ellen Stewart Theatre, at 66 East Fourth Street.

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