Feb 24, 2016
Feb 27, 2016

Ellen Stewart International Award Celebration

Ellen Stewart International Award Celebration with Festa Italiana

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Wednesday, February 24 at 6pm

Entrance with wine and Umbrian specialties: $20 Enjoy authentic Umbrian food and wine, live music and gifts from the Umbria region of Italy. Meet La MaMa Umbria family, artists, colleagues and new friends.

The Ellen Stewart International is an Award is given to an individual theatre artist or theatre company whose work promotes social change, and community participation with a particular focus on the engagement of young people. Named for La MaMa founder Ellen Stewart, The International award celebrates her remarkable lifetime achievements in the theatre and her dedication to creating a world theatre which embraces all traditions and cultural identities.

The recipient of the award will be announced and live streamed!

Learn more about the workshops and artists invited to participate at La MaMa Umbria this coming year at the Directors’ Symposium, Playwright Retreat and our brand-new program: Next Generation: A Performance Development Incubator.

FREE Umbria Play Readings

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Friday, February 26, 2016

3:00pm – Music of the Night, by Garreth Cruikshank

5:15pm – Little Bird in the Night, by Suzy McCalley

6:30pm – Bruised and Confused, by Rachel Mary Cox

8:30pm – The Assassins, by Nicky Paraiso

Saturday, February 27, 2016

12:00pm – My Toothbrush Killed an Albatross, by Dana Boll

1:45pm – Almost Thirteen, by Joan Kane

3:30pm – The Arsonists, by Jackie Goldfinger

5:00pm – Garden of Memories, by Jessica Bashline

6:45pm – How to Survive an Apocalypse, by Jordan Hall

8:30pm – Like Fish, by Maude Bond

La MaMa Umbria International


La MaMa Umbria International provides artists from around the world with residency programs and intensive workshops. For over 25, La MaMa Umbria has fostered cross-cultural and international exchanges and creative collaborations. Hundreds of artists have found Umbria to be a space that is beautiful, spiritually enriching, welcoming, and open to bold artistic experiments.

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