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Mabou Mines Presents A Three-Day 50th Anniversary Celebration Of Work Photo Mabou Mines Presents A Three-Day 50th Anniversary Celebration Of Work
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 16, 2022

Mabou Mines presents a 50th Anniversary Celebration of Work, reaching back into the company's brimming five-decade history of innovative theater as a launchpad into the next 50 years.

Mabou Mines to Present Three-Day 50TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION OF WORK Photo Mabou Mines to Present Three-Day 50TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION OF WORK
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 2, 2022

Mabou Mines will present a 50th Anniversary Celebration of Work, reaching back into the company’s brimming five-decade history of innovative theater as a launchpad into the next 50 years (June 23–25; beginning 5pm June 23; 5pm–11 pm June 24; and 12pm–11pm June 25).

World Premiere of Martha Clarke's GOD'S FOOL to be Presented at La MaMa in June Photo World Premiere of Martha Clarke's GOD'S FOOL to be Presented at La MaMa in June
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 24, 2022

Two legends in experimental theater – the iconic writer/director Martha Clarke and the Tony Award-winning La MaMa ETC – will collaborate for the first time when La MaMa presents the world premiere of Ms. Clarke’s newest full-length work, GOD’S FOOL.

A FEW DEEP BREATHS Comes to La MaMa This Week Photo A FEW DEEP BREATHS Comes to La MaMa This Week
by Stephi Wild - May 17, 2022

Each of the writers worked independently to generate dialogue and/or actions for two performers, one playing a 7-year-old and the other a 77-year-old. The non-linear tale that emerges is developed in collaboration with creative technologists, embodied by performance artist Agosto Machado and a puppet by Tom Lee, performed by Leah Ogawa and Maria Camia, and will explore interactivity and connection with the online audience.

New York Theatre Workshop & La MaMa to Present the REFLECTIONS OF NATIVE VOICES FESTI Photo New York Theatre Workshop & La MaMa to Present the REFLECTIONS OF NATIVE VOICES FESTIVAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 13, 2022

New York Theatre Workshop and La MaMa announced today programming for the third annual Reflections of Native Voices Festival.

La MaMa to Present World Premiere of CAGE SHUFFLE MARATHON Photo La MaMa to Present World Premiere of CAGE SHUFFLE MARATHON
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 8, 2022

CAGE SHUFFLE MARATHON – a full-length evening of dance and spoken word set to John Cage’s 90, one-minute stories from his 1963 score INDETERMINANCY – will be given its world premiere February 15-19 when Paul Lazar and several guest artists  take the stage at La MaMa’s Downstairs theater.

GRAND PANORAMA By Theodora Skipitares to Have World Premiere At La MaMa ETC Photo GRAND PANORAMA By Theodora Skipitares to Have World Premiere At La MaMa ETC
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 26, 2022

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.

La MaMa Will Present Timothy White Eagle's Newest Work THE INDIGO ROOM Next Month Photo La MaMa Will Present Timothy White Eagle's Newest Work THE INDIGO ROOM Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Oct 27, 2021

Timothy White Eagle, the Seattle-based Indigenous performance artist and collaborator with Taylor Mac, will debut his newest work, THE INDIGO ROOM – ritual theater about contemporary isolation and community – with performances November 11-21 at La MaMa's Downstairs theatre (66 E. 4 St.), it has been announced by Mia Yoo, La MaMa's artistic director. 

Longtime Downtown Theater Director George Ferencz Passes Away at 74 Photo Longtime Downtown Theater Director George Ferencz Passes Away at 74
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 23, 2021

Stage Director George Ferencz (1947-2021), passed away on September 14 following a long illness according to his wife of 35 years, Sally Lesser. For over a half century, Ferencz was a beloved fixture of New York’s Off- and Off-Off-Broadway theatre scenes.

La MaMa Announces 2021-2022 Season Photo La MaMa Announces 2021-2022 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 20, 2021

The Tony Award-winning theatre has announced a fresh season of work – on its various stages in the East Village - that explores new rituals of our time from a multiplicity of perspectives and speaks to the epic changes of the 21st century.

Drag and Queer Legends Honored At LA MAMA LOVE CABARET GALA Tonight Photo Drag and Queer Legends Honored At LA MAMA LOVE CABARET GALA Tonight
by Stephi Wild - Jun 22, 2021

The Tony Award-winning La MaMa ETC will mark Pride and celebrate its 50+ year history of drag artistry when a bevy of trailblazing queer and drag stars are honored at LA MAMA LOVE CABARET on Tuesday, June 22 at 6:30 p.m. 

La MaMa Will Conclude 59th Season With A FEW DEEP BREATHS Photo La MaMa Will Conclude 59th Season With A FEW DEEP BREATHS
by Stephi Wild - Jun 10, 2021

For the final online experiment in La MaMa's 59th season, seven writers (Erik Ehn, Huntrezz Janos, Adrienne Kennedy, Haruna Lee, Chuck Mee, Robert Patrick, and Christopher Rivas), two performers, and an online audience come together for A FEW DEEP BREATHS, premiering Friday, June 25 at 8pm ET.

Bold Theater of Kenya to be Featured in DOWNTOWN VARIETY Photo Bold Theater of Kenya to be Featured in DOWNTOWN VARIETY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 28, 2021

Bold Theater of Kenya – comprised of young theater artists from across the East African nation -- will be featured in an exclusive DOWNTOWN VARIETY presentation live-streamed online Friday, April 30 at noon (eastern) it has been announced by Mia Yoo, Artistic Director of La MaMa. 

Theatre Communications Group Announces 'Chi è di Scena? ITI Meets USA' Photo Theatre Communications Group Announces 'Chi è di Scena? ITI Meets USA'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 19, 2021

Theatre Communications Group has announced ITI Meets the USA, an online event on Monday, March 22, at 11am EST/4pm Italy (GMT+1) on Facebook Live. Presented and hosted by the International Theatre Institute Italy and ITI-Worldwide the 70-minute event will include remarks from leaders of the Global Theater Initiative).

Virtual Theatre This Weekend: March 13-14- with Emily Skinner, Eric Jordan Young and  Photo Virtual Theatre This Weekend: March 13-14- with Emily Skinner, Eric Jordan Young and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 13, 2021

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, March 13-14, 2021.

La MaMa Announces March 2021 Programming Featuring SeoulArts, Marisa Buffone, The Hes Photo La MaMa Announces March 2021 Programming Featuring SeoulArts, Marisa Buffone, The Hess Collective and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 1, 2021

La MaMa has announced programming for March 2021. March will feature special events including Pulp by Alexis Myre and James Lepkowski at La MaMa Galleria, International Woman’s Day with Marisa Buffone, SPOILED: The Film Project by The Hess Collective, Experiments: Three Ring Circus by Sean Patrick Higgins and directed by Ted Schneider, and more.

La MaMa and Talking Band Announce the World Premiere of EFFLORESCENCE Photo La MaMa and Talking Band Announce the World Premiere of EFFLORESCENCE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 24, 2021

La MaMa and Talking Band have announced the world premiere of Efflorescence, a seven-episode serial songspiel. A new audio segment will be released daily from March 29 – April 4, 2021. On April 6, 2021, La MaMa and Talking Band will premiere the full piece followed by a post-show conversation with the artists.

La MaMa Announces Full Line-Up for DOWNTOWN VARIETY: SERBIA EDITION Photo La MaMa Announces Full Line-Up for DOWNTOWN VARIETY: SERBIA EDITION
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 16, 2021

A dozen performance artists from Serbia – including a puppeteer, drag queen, poet, filmmaker, multimedia artists, musicians, sound designer, dancers, actors and interactive audio/visual game creators – will be featured in DOWNTOWN VARIETY, the monthly livestream presented by La MaMa and CultureHub on Friday, February 19 at 4 p.m. (eastern).

OFF BROADWAY IN THE BOROS: POP-UPS Performance Series Makes its Broadcast Television  Photo OFF BROADWAY IN THE BOROS: POP-UPS Performance Series Makes its Broadcast Television Debut
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 13, 2021

The popular “Off Broadway in the Boros: Pop-Ups” performances will make their broadcast television debut on NYC Life, the lifestyle channel of the City of New York’s broadcast network NYC Media, on Friday, January 15.  The series of five performances, 20 minutes each in length, will be available to New Yorkers via the network’s NYC Life channel. 

VIDEO: OFF BROADWAY IN THE BOROS: POP-UPS Now Available to View Photo VIDEO: OFF BROADWAY IN THE BOROS: POP-UPS Now Available to View
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 2, 2020

A series of five, innovative and entertaining 'Off Broadway in the Boros: Pop-Ups' performances, 20 minutes each in length, can now be enjoyed online. The Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment and small theatre groups collaborated on these outdoor pop-up performances, which took place in public plazas in each of the five boroughs.   

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