La MaMa and CultureHub team up with Nashi Experimental Theatre Club to create a special edition of Downtown Variety, an online live performance series that features short acts of dance, music, theater, new media, comedy, A/V performance, and more. Downtown Variety brings La MaMa's 1960s café aesthetic to a virtual platform that links performers and audiences in real time across distance.
Join an interactive livestream showcasing five emerging Ukrainian multidisciplinary theatre companies on the virtual stage. Downtown Variety: Ukraine Edition gives international audiences a unique window into the true experiences of Ukrainians living under the shadow of war. Experience the bravery and creativity it takes to create in the face of destruction.
Featuring performances by Schmalgauzen, Vidlik Projects, Tinyova, AMÆNTES, and Dima Levytskyi
Direction by Romana Isabella Soutus
To watch the livestream from home, you must RSVP with a donation to receive a custom streaming link.
Downtown Variety is presented within La MaMa and CultureHub’s Experiments in Digital Storytelling Program. Downtown Variety is powered by LiveLab, a browser-based media-router for collaborative performance developed by CultureHub.
CultureHub pushes the boundaries of artistic collaboration and experimentation as an incubator for creativity focused on the intersection of art and technology. We serve local and global communities by providing an open space for creative research, artistic exchange and learning.
La MaMa and CultureHub are teaming up to create a Downtown Variety, a weekly online live performance series that will feature short acts of dance, music, theater, new media, comedy, A/V performance, and more. Responding to calls for social isolation, Downtown Variety brings La MaMa's 1960s café aesthetic to a virtual platform that links performers and audiences in real time across distance.