An immersive theater work based on the short story by internationally acclaimed author Haruki Murakami, following a young Japanese housewife whose insomnia offers a window into an alternatively nightmarish and beautiful sleep-deprived world.
By director/deviser Rachel Dickstein and writer Naomi Iizuka
Set: Susan Zeeman Rogers; Costumes: Ilona Somogyi; Lights: Jiyoun Chang; Sound: Matt Stine
Original score composed by New Born Trio (Katie Down, Miguel Frasconi, Jeffrey Lependorf)
Performed at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York, 2017; Annenberg Center, Philadelphia 2017; Yale University, 2018
Photos by Yi Zhao, Susan Zeeman Rogers & Maria Baranova