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SITI Company "The Medium"
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SITI Company

The Medium

March 31 - April 01
Mar 31
Thursday 7:30 PM
The Moore Theater 1h30m

What impact does the media have on our perceptions, psyches and personal lives?

21/22 Hop Presents

Originally created in 1993, this compelling piece is perhaps more resonant now than ever. The Medium is based on the writings and theories of media prophet Marshall McLuhan, who died in 1980, and who questioned the positive impact that emerging technologies would have on our lives. For their final hurrah prior to transitioning from a producing organization to a more open artist collective, SITI Company will revive The Medium which has not been seen on stage since 1997. True to the company's style, the piece combines myriad influences: 1920s American Expressionism, modern dance, Japanese avant-garde theater and others with the purpose of reflecting McLuhan's mixed predictions. 

Generously supported by the Virginia and James Giddens 1959 Fund and the Howard Gilman 1944 Directorship at the Hopkins Center for the Arts Fund

Photo: Joan Marcus

The Saratoga International Theater Institute (SITI) Company is an ensemble-based theater company whose three ongoing components are the creation of new work, the training of theater artists, and a commitment to crossing boundaries. SITI was founded in 1992 by Anne Bogart, Tadashi Suzuki and a group of like-minded artists to redefine and revitalize contemporary theater in the United States through an emphasis on international cultural exchange and collaboration.
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