k a t a b a s i s

January 2019
Written, Directed, and Composed​​ by ​Mat Sweeney
Set / Prop Design and Choreography​​ by ​Sebastian Peters-Lazaro
Additional Lyrics by ​Jesse Rasmussen

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"Triumphant...A high-water mark for site specific theatre"
Kevin Gossett, NO PROSCENIUM

"Like a profound church service in its reach for eternal stasis...so beautifully and skillfully ensnared by fourlarks"
Steven Leigh Morris, STAGE RAW

"The best theatre I've seen in years"
Mark Gordon, CENTER STAGE

"A remarkable event...fun, fascinating, and totally unpredictable"
Jim Farber, SF CLASSICAL VOICE

"It held up a mirror for us to see the present in, leaving us to contemplate not only the state of our own souls, but matters of justice and moral responsibility"
Jacki Apple, FABRIK

with performances from Sheila Brown Ellis, Maya Gingery, Yvette Cornelia Holzwarth​, Sharon Chohi Kim, Jett Kwong​, Matt Orenstein​, Ryan Parrish​, Lukas Papenfusscline, Zachary Carlisle Sanders, Titus Tompkins, James Vitz-Wong​, James Waterman​, Eli Weinberg

additional design from Brandon Baruch (lighting), Regan Baumgarten (masks), and Mieko Romming (costumes)

promotional photos by Michael Amico, production photos by Gema Galiana