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La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club

room66 E 4th St, New York, NY 10003, USA subdirectory_arrow_right

Stonewall 50 at La Mama brings generations of queer performers from around the world together to ask questions, honor legacies and ignite the present. All Tickets $20-$25.

 

Performances include:

 

Messiah

(May 23 – June 02, 2019) Written & directed by Nia O. Witherspoon; choreographed by Ni’Ja Whitson. Messiah is a love story. Or many. Featuring a predominately Black, queer and trans cast and creative team.

 

La Mama’s Squirts: Generations of Queer Performance

(May 31 – June 02, 2019). Curated by Cecilia Gentili, Charlene Incarnate and Mizz June. Featuring the most exciting voices from New York City’s queer performance world with different performers each night!

 

Global Gay

(June 06 – June 09, 2019) Directed & designed by Salvino Raco; Dramaturgy by Micol Bez and Angelo Vannini; Freely Inspired by the book Global Gay by Frédéric Martel, this show dramatizes the plight of queer people around the world as they claim their human rights in the face of authoritarian regimes and homophobic cultural norms.

 

Coffeehouse Chronicles #154: Taylor Mac

(June 8, 2019) Honoring the career and achievements La MaMa artist and Tony Award Nominee Taylor Mac.

 

13 Fruitcakes

(June 13 – June 16, 2019) Written & Directed by Byungkoo Ahn; Song Cycle by Gihieh Lee; Lyrics by Lorca, Wilde and Other Queer Poets; A series of 13 staged musical vignettes about 13 significant LGBTQ figures in throughout history.

 

Contradict This! A Birthday Funeral for Heroes

(June 20 – June 29, 2019) by The Bearded Ladies Cabaret. Cake, coffin, gavel, choir, composers, and live musical trolling! All are welcome to the death, birth, and reckoning of the great homo poet, Walt Whitman

Visit lamama.org to learn more.