Coming Up: A Seed for Spring Equinox
Women’s sacred evening fusing music, poetry, dance, and ritual based in the mystery tale of Persephone and Demeter, woven with sacred dance and chant for the Goddess Oshun and womb-healing ceremony. Premieres April 2, 2019 at 4th Universalist Church, Central Park West at 79th St., New York, produced by Spirited Living and Poetry Witch Ritual Theater. Featuring Annie Finch as Poetry Witch, with meditation and circle by Deborah Roth, ritual anointing by Graciela Asher, and music by Matthew Harris performed by Jordan Tyson and Katie Zaffran. Purchase Tickets here
Winter Solstice Dreams
Annie Finch as Poetry Witch performs the fertile gifts of darkness and the cauldron of light in a theatrical staging of pageantry, music, song and ritual spiraling together Solstice ceremony, goddess mythology, and poetic incantation. Premiered at Deepak Homespace, NYC, 2018, produced by Rozanne Gold and directed by Vera Beren with Annie Finch as Poetry Witch, music composed by Matthew Harris and performed by the Triple Goddess Chorus.
A spine-chilling, inspiring, and fun performance of poems, spells, and curses for the Witch's new year, Halloween, when the veil between the worlds of dead and living is the thinnest. Solo show produced, written, and performed by Annie Finch. Premiered at LaPop Cultural Salon, Washington DC, 2018
Calling in the Magic of Place
A ceremony and performance to bless and connect with the spirit of the place we are. Premiered at Stonington Opera House, Deer Isle, Maine, 2017, Sponsored by the Architecture, Culture, and Spirituality Forum, with music by Church of the Morning After.
"Five Directions" combines ritual poetry with invocation, dance, mask, song, and story, focusing on Annie’s personal spiritual journey to become a witch. Premiered at Mayo Street Arts in Portland, Maine, 2015, produced and directed by Lady Zen (Alzenira Quezada), featuring Annie Finch as Poetry Witch with music by Paul Servizio and belly dance by Joie Grandbois and Dark Follies.
A Goddess miracle play of interactive ritual theater centering on the Eleusianian Mysteries and the esoteric dance of sacred display. Premiered at the Association for the Study of Women and Mythology, San Antonio, TX, 2014, produced, directed, and performed by Annie Finch as Poetry Witch with music and performance by members of the Austin, Texas Godddess Circle.
Summer Solstice Dawning
Interactive poetic ritual theater focused on themes of creativity, fertility, and empowerment. Premiered at A Room of Her Own Conference, Ghost Ranch, NM, 2011, produced and directed by Annie Finch featuring Annie Finch as Poetry Witch with participants in Poetry as Ritual workshop.
The Furious Sun in Her Mane
Ritual theater performance of the sequence of Goddess poems from Annie's book Eve. Premiered at Hearst Center for the Performing Arts, Cedar Falls, Iowa, 1993, produced and directed by Annie Finch, choreography by Georgia Bonatis for nine dancers, masks by Marie Francois.
The Encyclopedia of Scotlan
A pageant centered on a musical performance of Annie's first book, The Encyclopedia of Scotland. Premiered at Hampshire College, April, 1982, produced and directed by Annie Finch, featuring Annie Finch with music by David Hauer and Roy Finch, movement performance by Stephen Pocock, and costumes and banners by Alix Baer.