La MaMa Blogs: La MaMa To Receive the 2018 Regional Theatre Tony

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

La MaMa To Receive the 2018 Regional Theatre Tony

La MaMa is thrilled to be receiving the 2018 Regional Theatre Tony!

Yesterday, the Tony Awards Administration Committee has announced that La MaMa E.T.C. (Experimental Theatre Club) will be the recipient of the 2018 Regional Theatre Tony Award.

In a joint statement, Charlotte St. Martin, president of the Broadway League and Heather Hitchens, president of the American Theatre Wing, said: “La MaMA E.T.C. is a staple of the New York theatre scene. It is an exciting space where artists can grow, create, and push boundaries, and we are thrilled to be able to honor them this year.”

La MaMa is so pleased to be recognized by The Tony Awards in our 56th season dedicated to the artist and all aspects of the theater. La MaMa has long celebrated diversity and art by supporting more than 150,000 artists from over 70 countries including Sam Shepard, Bette Midler, Lanford Wilson, Phillip Glass, Robert Wilson, Bette Midler, Harvey Fierstein and David and Amy Sedaris who began their careers at La MaMa. We are so proud to share this award with all of the artists who have performed on our stages for the last 56 years! 

Receiving this honor as we embark on renovations of our first permanent home at 74 East 4th Street is especially meaningful. 

The 2018 Tony Awards ceremony will be held at Radio City Music Hall on Sunday, June 10th.

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