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SITI Company: Cafe Variations

Thursday, September 20, 2012 Friday, September 21, 2012 8:00 pm - Kogod Theatre

SITI CompanyThe New York-based SITI Company is an ensemble-based theater company whose three ongoing components are the creation of new work, the training of young theater artists, and a commitment to international collaboration.  Most recently seen at the at the Center in Radio MacBeth during the 2010-2011 season, the SITI Company returns with Cafe VariationsWeaving longing, lust, lost love, found love and budding romantic adventure through dance, music and theatre, Cafe Variations brings its audience within the social arena where anything can happen: a cafe.

This new theatre piece based on short plays by Charles Mee features Gershwin songs from The Great American Songbook - familiar tunes that evoke a time, place and way of life.  As the Boston Globe described it, Cafe Variations is "unabashedly romantic ... a series of vivid and visceral explorations of life, love and identity [that] cast Gershwin classics in a new light."

Learn more about the SITI Company and the work of its director, Anne Bogart, and read reviews of Radio Macbeth and other productions staged by this award-winning group in the UM Libraries:

  • Books on the SITI Company and director Anne Bogart, including Remaking American Theater: Charles Mee, Anne Bogart and the SITI Company by Scott T Cummings
  • Recordings featuring members of the SITI Company and their students at Utah State University and Skidmore College
  • Articles and Reviews: Read more about the SITI Company and their performances in The New York Times, The Washington Post, and Theatre Journal