On May 20, 1978 the premiere of Café Müller took place at the Wuppertaler Opernhaus. Since that time the piece has been a part of Tanztheater Wuppertal's repertoire.
For the first time, Pina’s Café Müller will not be performed by Tanztheater Wuppertal, and brought to stage by another company. Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, together with his dancers from the Royal Ballet of Flanders will bring Pina‘s work to the Ghent and Antwerp opera houses in Belgium.
On May 13, 2017, Café Müller will be shown as part of a triple-bill program Hope, together with the works Chronicle by Martha Graham and Ecdysis by Annabelle Lopez Ochoa.
Performances: Ghent: on the 14th, 16th, 17th or 18th of May Antwerp: on the 26th, 27th, 28th and 31st of May and 2nd, 3rd and 4th of June.