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VIEW CHRONOLOGICALLY

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A Midsummer Night's Dream January 2004

SITI’s first adventure with Shakespeare is born in the land of Steinbeck’s Grapes of Wrath, a place of migration and poverty, stark yet beautiful, full of yearning and dreams.

A Rite January 2013

An exploration into Igor Stravinsky’s monumental composition “The Rite of Spring,” dealing with questions such as:

Antigone October 2009

Irish writer Jocelyn Clarke’s starkly contemporary retelling of Sophocles’ classic tale of family loyalty, patriotism, war and the powers of the state.Teaser copy goes here.

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Bob February 1998

A solo show revolving around the life and times of avant garde theater director Robert Wilson—an engaging perspective on family, art and American culture.

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Café Variations (Large Version) April 2012

A series of vivid and visceral explorations of life, love and identity cast Gershwin classics in a new light in this unabashedly romantic celebration of café culture.

Cafe Variations (Small Version) September 2012

The six actor version of Cafe Variations is a series of vivid and visceral explorations of life, love and identity in this unabashedly romantic celebration of café culture.

Chess Match No. 5 March 2017

For many years Anne Bogart and SITI have wanted to create a project celebrating the great American composer, writer, artist, and philosopher John Cage. Chess Match No. 5 is a play based upon texts from the many public conversations that John Cage conducted with others over his lifetime and is the first step towards the realization of a large-scale cross-disciplinary project entitled Theater Piece #1. Chess Match No.

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Death and the Ploughman April 2004

How do we manage to live full and vibrant lives while death breathes down our neck? Death and the Ploughman, a hauntingly beautiful play written in Germany in 1401, awakens the complex mystery encased in this deeply disturbing question. A man loses his beloved wife in her prime and demands some answers for his ensuing pain. He asks Death to respond. The result is an extraordinarily contemporary exploration of what it means to be alive in the world.

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Hanjo October 2017

Based on a 14th-century noh play with the same title, Hanjo, by provocative Japanese author Yukio Mishima (1925-1970), is a timeless tale of love, loneliness and betrayal. New York’s beloved SITI Company unveils Mishima’s story as a bilingual triptych in which the actors rotate through each character role. The production weaves noh theater’s elegance, expressiveness and economy, together with techniques of contemporary theater, to shed light on identity, gender, language, and ultimately the art of acting. Performed in English and Japanese.

Hotel Cassiopeia March 2006

The American artist Joseph Cornell made boxes filled with pocket watches, coiled springs, maps of the stars, a forest of thimbles, parrots, seashells, broken glass, children’s alphabet blocks, brightly colored balls, soap bubbles, whales’ teeth, a colored lithograph of the moon in the night sky, starfish. This piece, written by Charles L. Mee, is a sustained peek into the irrational, miniature, and magical world of Joseph Cornell.