Steel Hammer

Premiere: 
March 2014

The project was born in a conversation between the composer Julia Wolfe, one of the three composers of Bang on a Can , and Anne Bogart.  Julia had written an oratorio entitled Steel Hammer and we began to discuss collaboration between SITI Company and the Bang on a Can All Stars towards a music theater piece that would transform Julia’s oratorio into a dramatic music-theater piece. 

The work premiered at Actors Theatre of Louisville’s Humana Festival of New American Plays in 2014, with recorded music. Then, in the fall of 2015, SITI and the musicians of the Bang on a Can All-Stars collaborated to create the fullest version yet of this music-theater piece. This complete realization of Steel Hammer had its first performance at the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, before touring around the country throughout the fall and culminating in the New York premiere at BAM in December.

Adam & Evie

SITI Company Presents:

Adam & Evie

by Charles Mee
created by the SITI Conservatory


that’s the water you’re swimming in.
that’s the conversation you’re walking through.

May 11 & 12, 7:30pm
May 13, 3:00pm & 7:30pm

Dixon Place
161A Chrystie Street, NYC
dixonplace.org

$18 in Advance
$20 at the Door
$15 Students/Seniors

Hanjo

Premiere: 
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.

Chess Match No. 5

Premiere: 
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.

Lost in the Stars

Premiere: 
January 2017

CAP UCLA, in partnership with Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, welcomed back NYC’s SITI Company with an all-new production of Kurt Weill’s Lost in the Stars directed by Anne Bogart with music direction by Jeffrey Kahane. For his final Broadway score, Weill gave passionate voice to this powerful, uncompromising social indictment of apartheid South Africa. He and his librettist Maxwell Anderson adapted Alan Paton’s great novel Cry, the Beloved Country for the Broadway stage in 1949. 

Here Now

SITI Company Presents:


Here Now

a theatrical collage by the SITI Conservatory Artists


An activist, a rock star, and a Queen walk into a bar…

May 16 & 17
3pm & 7:30pm

Martha Graham Studio Theater
55 Bethune Street, 11th Floor
NYC (at Washington Street)

the theater is a blank page

Premiere: 
April 2015

the theater is a blank page is a collaboration between SITI Company and the visual artist Ann Hamilton, winner of the National Medal of Arts. This immersive and interdisciplinary performance installation uses the entirety of the theater, leading the audience from the balconies to the production shops to the wings and onto the stage itself.

This is How I Don't Know How to Dance

SITI Company presents:

This is How I Don’t Know How to Dance

A new play by the SITI Conservatory Artists
Directed by Leon Ingulsrud and SITI Company


Twenty characters in search of their lives. An exploration of memory, mortality and finding a home at the end of the world.

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