Composed by Carl Orff
In collaboration with Milwaukee Opera Theatre, Danceworks Performance Company, and Chant Claire Chamber Choir.
This thrilling and memorable cantata takes an unflinching view of the pleasures and perils of the human condition. Most often performed with a large symphony and choirs, this masterpiece is recreated for the intimate Cabot stage as “total theatre” in which music, movement and words are inseparable. Ages 11 and up.
February 13 – March 24, 2019, By Lloyd Suh, Directed by May Adrales. A new play by a leading voice in American drama. In 1834, Afong Moy was brought from Beijing to America and put on display as the “Chinese Lady.”Over the next several decades, she performed in a side show that both defined and challenged her own view of herself as she witnessed stunning transformation in the US. Inspired by the true story of America’s first female Chinese immigrant, playwright Lloyd Suh unearths hidden history and questions the way we look at ourselves and others.
March 5 – 31, 2019, By Andrew Bovell, Directed by Mark Clements. American Premiere. Bob and Fran Price have loved each other for thirty years and have built a home and raised four strong children. Set over the course of one year, this innovative and beautifully touching new play provides a unique perspective on the struggles the four adult Price children face to establish their identities and deal with personal crises. Written by critically acclaimed Australian playwright and screenwriter Andrew Bovell, Rep audiences will be the first in this country to experience this “warm play that will remind every audience member of their family.” (The UK Telegraph)
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