Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Political corruption...and fabulous music!

The Heirs of Tantalus

--in partnership with THE FIRE DEPT--
presents


Music by Handel, Monteverdi, and Scarlatti
Text by Aeschylus, Euripides, and Suetonius


Friday, February 22, 8pm
An evening of site-specific theatre and music interweaving selections from Monteverdi, Scarlatti, and Handel with text from The Oresteia and the biting commentary of the Roman historian Suetonius to illuminate the ways in which political corruption in 1st century Rome was eerily prefigured by the work of the Greek tragedians, and the parallels and resonances of both with the American political landscape of today...
Musicians

Jessica Gould, Soprano and Jose Lemos, Countertenor 
Jory Vinikour, Harpsichord
Members of the Sebastians Chamber Orchestra

Actors

Judith Hawking
Steven Rattazzi
Nick Westrate

Script construction and stage direction

Erica Gould

For ticket information, click here or call 1-888-718-4253.

Broad Street Ballroom
41 Broad Street (between Beaver Street and Exchange Place), Manhattan
(map/directions)

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