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Sankai Juku, Utsushi
Dance | Theater

Sankai Juku

Utsushi (Between Two Mirrors)

Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Dance | Theater

Sankai Juku

Utsushi (Between Two Mirrors)

Tuesday, October 22, 2019
For the first time in 20 years, Sankai Juku, Japan’s internationally renowned butoh dance troupe, returns to Hancher. Butoh, which has been called Japan’s most startling cultural export, is enthralling, surprising, and often deeply moving. Utsushi is the perfect introduction to the work of Sankai Juku.

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SITI Company, The Bacchae
Theater

SITI Company

The Bacchae, Directed by Anne Bogart

Saturday, October 26, 2019
Theater

SITI Company

The Bacchae, Directed by Anne Bogart

Saturday, October 26, 2019
In this new English translation, SITI Company invites us to Thebes where Dionysus—god of wine, ritual madness, fertility, and theater (and in this production imagined as a rock star)—is opposed by King Pentheus. SITI Company’s famed co-artistic director Anne Bogart will be on hand for a post-performance conversation.

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Club Hancher: Tomeka Reid Quartet
Music

Tomeka Reid Quartet

Saturday, November 2, 2019
Music

Tomeka Reid Quartet

Saturday, November 2, 2019
If you’re in the mood for adventuresome jazz, the Thirsty Ear label offers plenty of options to quench your cravings—and one of the tastiest is cellist Tomeka Reid’s hard grooving quartet. Featuring guitarist Mary Halvorson (one of the hottest players to emerge in recent years), the quartet offers up a menu of musical flavors.

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