Jun 22, 2020

Works & Process Celebrates Pride: WPA Virtual Commission Premiere by John Jarboe

John Jarboe

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La MaMa is proud to co-present John Jarboe’s newest work commissioned by Works & Process at the Guggenheim as part of their #WPAVirtualCommissions series.

Rose is a true story and a song exploring gender, long lost twins, and caniballism. Rose was filmed in quarantine using social distance practices in the the Beardcave, the home of The Bearded Ladies Cabaret. Don’t miss the premiere here on this webpage or at www.facebook.com/lamamanyc

About Works & Process

Celebrate New York City Pride and join the performing arts series Works & Process for the premiere of newly commissioned video performances highlighting creative expressions by LGBTQ+ artists. Examining our evolving world, these pieces are part of Works & Process Artists (WPA) Virtual Commissions, an initiative founded at the onset of the pandemic to financially support artists and nurture their practice.

Works & Process Artists WPA Virtual Commissions has been supported by Stuart Coleman and Meryl Rosofsky, Antonio Convit and Tim McGraw, Lucy Dobrin, Adam Flatto, Bart Friedman, Bond Koga, Jayne Lipman, Cynthia Hazen Polsky, Stephen Kroll Reidy, Denise Saul, Annalyn Swan, Shelby White and many others. Virtual video design supported by Anupam and Rajika Puri. New music for dance supported by The Charles and Joan Gross Family Foundation.

Online Happenings


Presented by La MaMa and CultureHub, La MaMa is exploring ways to respond creatively to a situation that is potentially changing how we gather as a community in our theatres. La MaMa is working with CultureHub to provide online streaming of select productions and events on Howlround Theatre Commons.

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