From left: Jermaine Rowe (photo credit: Héctor Ramón), Yoko Murakami (photo credit: Bernardo Gasparini), Maria Takeuchi (photo credit: Maria Takeuchi), Naima Lowe (photo credit: September Dawn Bottoms), and Nava Derakhshani (photo credit: Ahmed Gaber)


SUITE/Space 2023-24


Jermaine Rowe  | Murakami x Takeuchi

Naima Lowe  |  Nava Derakhshani




Late Bloomer  |  created by Naima Lowe
January 30 at 7:00 PM | February 1 at 7:00 PM | February 3 at 9:00 PM

membrane | 虚実皮膜  |  created by Murakami x Takeuchi
January 30 at 9:00 PM | February 2 at 7:00 PM | February 4 at 7:00 PM

Transitions  |  created by Jermaine Rowe
January 31 at 7:00 PM | February 2 at 9:00 PM | February 3 at 7:00 PM

Meet Me Between Tehran and Mbabane  |  created by Nava Derakhshani
January 31 at 9:00 PM |  February 1 at 9:00 PM | February 4 at 9:00 PM


Masks are required for all SUITE/Space performances, except mask-optional installation spaces:
Beginning approximately fifteen minutes before each performance of Transitions, patrons are invited to enter the mask-optional Mabou Mines Studio for the serving of soup.
After each performance of Meet Me Between Tehran and Mbabane, the theater will transition into a mask optional space for the tea service, and those who wish to stay will be served tea and cookies until 10:30pm.



The 2023-24 SUITE/Space Artist Advisors: Mabou Mines Co-Artistic Directors Karen Kandel and Carl Hancock Rux.
For more information about the SUITE/Space program, click here.


Current Season

January 31 – February 3, 2024

SUITE/Space 2023 -24 | Jermaine Rowe | Transitions

Jermaine Rowe's "Transitions" explores community’s decision to allow a trans spirit access the land of the dead. The work is inspired by real life incident of a trans woman in Jamaica.

Current Season

January 30 – February 4, 2024

SUITE/Space 2023 -24 | Murakami x Takeuchi | membrane | 虚実皮膜

"membrane | 虚実皮膜" is a multidisciplinary collaboration between movement artist Yoko Murakami and audiovisual artist Maria Takeuchi using motion-tracking technology.

Current Season

January 30 – February 3, 2024

SUITE/Space 2023 -24 | Naima Lowe | Late Bloomer

"Late Bloomer" is a poetic musical performance about love, longing and ambition written and performed by Naima Lowe, with a highly improvised punk-jazz musical score co-created with musicians kara lynch and Jordan Wright, and with direction by Asher Hartman.

Current Season

January 31 – February 4, 2024

SUITE/Space 2023 -24 | Nava Derakhshani | Meet Me Between Tehran and Mbabane

Inviting you into her global-diaspora experience, artist Nava Derakhshsani sets the stage of belonging between these two cities. The first is her mother’s birthplace in Tehran, Iran and the second is her own in Eswatini, Africa.