EYE ON THE EAST VILLAGE

CONVERSATIONS WITH VOICES OF NEW YORK'S ORIGINAL CREATIVE UNDERGROUND

WITH HOST EV GRIEVE

EPISODE 5: A VISIT TO LA MAMA WITH THE ARTISTIC DIRECTOR AND "COFFEEHOUSE CHRONICLES" DIRECTOR

June 17, 2019

34:08

On Episode 5 of THE EAST VILLAGE EYE, Host EV GRIEVE goes to the legendary world capitol of off-Broadway and experimental theater LA MAMA.  Recorded in the historic archive building on East 4th Street, EV Grieve sits down with Artistic Director MIA YOO and “Coffeehouse Chronicles” Director MICHAL GAMILY.  They chat about the legacy of La Mama founder Ellen Stewart, the history of the organization and how its maintained its iconic status in the theater world in New York City and beyond.  Awarded the regional theater Tony Award in 2018, La Mama continues to be a central figure in the past, present and future of the neighborhood and the worldwide theater community.  For more information go to lamama.org

For more information about La Mama’s legendary founder Ellen Stewart go to www.lamama.org/poster_history

GUESTS: MIA YOO , MICHAL GAMILY