La MaMa is thrilled to announce the opening of our newest venue The Downstairs. Located in the lower level of 66 East 4th Street, the building that houses The Ellen Stewart Theatre and the La MaMa Archive, The Downstairs is new 6,500 square-foot multi-disciplinary venue that features a 150-seat theater, a large exhibition space, and a classroom.
The first production in The Downstairs will be Tom Lee's Shank's Mare, opening on November 6th, which is part of the 2015 La MaMa Puppet Series. John Jesurun's Shadowland, follows on November 27th.
La MaMa will host a "sneak peek" of The Downstairs on Monday, September 28th from 6:30pm to 8pm. For more info go to: www.lamama.org/thedownstairs
Read about The Downstairs in The New York Times.