Sorrow’s Sister

Sorrow’s Sister (1997)

“The triumph of Sorrow’s Sister is that the three collaborators reveal immense drama through small, numb moments.”

Deborah Jowitt, The Village Voice, 1/25/00

A war story created during residencies in The Netherlands and Washington State, told in dance and set to music by Shostakovich, Bartok and Weill. Commissioned by New City Theater.


Production Credits

Sorrow’s Sister (1997)
Created by Dayna Hanson and Gaelen Hanson with Peggy Piacenza

Choreography/Direction: Dayna Hanson and Gaelen Hanson with Peggy Piacenza
Set Design: Nina Moser
Seattle, WA