Ellen Stewart Theatre at La MaMa E.T.C.
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Mon Mar 26 2012
Walk into this revolution-red theater—with its narrow First Floor Theater, its spectacularly barnlike next-door Ellen Stewart Theatre and the groovy attic Club Theater—and you are transported back in time to the New York scene's ’60s heyday. The mama herself, Ellen Stewart, first opened La MaMa's doors in 1961, and she has since produced major figures like Tadeusz Kantor, Andrei Serban and Ping Chong, along with younger multicultural, dance-theater and avant-garde artists, as well as her own exuberant riffs on classical myth.
Ellen Stewart Theatre at La MaMa E.T.C. 66 E 4th St
What's on at Ellen Stewart Theatre at La MaMa E.T.C.
Musicals, Experimental theater
Avant-garde stalwart Lee Breuer offers the first episode of his pop-opera trilogy for Bunraku puppets, with original music by Lincoln Schleifer. The story, riffing on Dante, concerns a lovelorn dog who goes to Paradise.
Categories, Contemporary & experimental
- Critics' pick
Conceived and directed by Martha Tornay, this production sets its Nutcracker in the East Village. The choreographers are Tornay, Victoria Roberts-Wierzbowski, Dante Brown, Hilary McDaniel-Douglas and Naomi Goldberg-Haas; performers are the youth performers...