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The Wooster Group
World Premiere

[A PINK CHAIR (IN PLACE OF A FAKE ANTIQUE)] Image courtesy of The Wooster Group
Image courtesy of The Wooster Group
The Wooster Group is one of America's most daring and imaginative theater companies. As the New York Times writes, "throughout its almost 40 unceasingly fertile years of existence, this genre-bending troupe has taken theatergoers through twisting labyrinths of productions, in which reality and its representations are splintered by technology and irony."
Now The Wooster Group engages the work of visionary artist and stage director Tadeusz Kantor, whose theater was born from the fractures of 20th-century Poland and spoke to the world about imagination and history. A PINK CHAIR is an homage to Kantor and his actors, and a self-reflective take on The Wooster Group's own ecstasy, despair, nostalgia, and memory.

Sunday, July 16 at 1 pm in the Resnick Studio
Pre-performance talk 
with Marc Robinson, scholar, author, and Professor of Dramaturgy and Dramatic Criticism, Yale School of Drama; Dorota Krakowska, Tadeusz Kantor’s daughter; and Matthew Dipple, the production’s assistant director. 

Wednesday, July 19 following the matinee
Post-performance conversation
Elizabeth LeCompte and members of The Wooster Group
in conversation with Gideon Lester, Artistic Director of Theater and Dance

Coach transportation from New York City is available for select performances. Click here to learn more.
The production was cocommissioned by the Adam Mickiewicz Institute, Poland, as part of a program celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of Tadeusz Kantor.
"When it comes to striking sparks from crashing art forms and time zones, nobody beats The Wooster Group at the top of its game."—New York Times

Ticket Information

Fisher Center, LUMA Theater

Tickets: $25–65

This event occurred on:

Thu. July 13, 7:30 pm
Fri. July 14, 7:30 pm
Sat. July 15, 7:30 pm
Sun. July 16, 2 pm
Wed. July 19, 2 pm
Thu. July 20, 7:30 pm
Fri. July 21, 7:30 pm
Sat. July 22, 2 pm
Sat. July 22, 7:30 pm
Sun. July 23, 2 pm


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