LA MAMA TURNS FIFTY

50TH BIRTHDAY MINI-FEST

JULY 10 – AUGUST 13

Artistic director Liz Jones has invited an eclectic mob of La Mama artists to present short seasons of work. With new gems, old favourites and everything in between. The Mini-Fest forms an essential part of our year-long celebration. Working across both La Mama and La Mama Courthouse we are presenting works by:

Maude and Anni Davey with Truth Meaning Value and Essence July 10th – July 12th

James Clayden with APHANISIS: the operetta plus overture July 13th – July 15th

Nicola Gunn July 13th

Caroline Lee with alias Grace, Catherine: A Body Politic July 14th – July 16th

Susie Dee and Patricia Cornelius with Lilly and May and Love July 16th

Barry Dickins and Mary Helen Sassman July 17th – July 18th

Ella Filar July 17th – July 19th

Tes Lyssiotis and Laurence Strangio with Hotel Bonegilla July 19th – July 21st

Jill O’Callaghan July 20th – July 22nd

 Daniel Schlusser with Stretch  July 22nd – July 23rd

Dennis Coard with The Fall of the Roman Umpire July 23rd- July 25th 

Mammad Aidani with An Idiot Amongst Us, How and On and On and On…, In-Waiting July 25th – July 27th

Sofia Chapman with Untitled, or The Seat of Narcissa July 26th – July 28th

Lloyd Jones July 28th – July 30th

Peter Finlay with ESP Aug 3rd – Aug 4th

 The Rabble Aug 5th

Sandy MacGreggor with SHIT HAPPENS Aug 6th – Aug 8th

John Romerill Aug 9th

Mic Smith Aug 10th – Aug 11th

We will finish the Mini-Fest with a two-week season of David Williamson’s new play Credentials, directed by Tom Gutteridge. Aug 1st – 13th Aug

More information and tickets to the Mini-Fest will be available here soon

50TH BIRTHDAY BOOK

La Mama by Adam Cass and the La Mama Theatre Community will be published by Miegunyah Press, an imprint of Melbourne University Publishing. This beautiful book is a rich, chaotic oral and visual history of La Mama. We have 50 Special Edition copies signed by many of our beloved artists! Books available here July 1st

50TH BIRTHDAY PARTY AND BOOK LAUNCH

SATURDAY AUGUST 12

Come and join us in celebrating our Golden Jubilee and in launching our new book La Mama. The event will be compèred by La Mama alumni, Judith Lucy. Tickets available here from July 1st

Full $25 | Concession $15 | Artist $10