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Black Rider: The Casting of the Magic Bullets, November 9–December 31

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Black Rider


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Music and lyrics by Tom Waits

Text by William S. Burroughs

Original direction by Robert Wilson

Original musical arrangements by Greg Cohen and Tom Waits

Dramaturgy by Wolfgang Wiens


DESCRIPTION

Wilhelm, a lowly clerk, and Käthchen, the daughter of a well to do forester, wish to get married. But Wilhelm must first demonstrate the brawny skills of a huntsman for Käthchen's father to approve. What to do? Along comes Pegleg with an offer Wilhelm cannot resist. Director Mark Jackson comments: “The Black Rider is a fairytale for adults about how fear and self-doubt can lead us to sell out our integrity for a shortcut to our hopes and dreams.”

PRODUCTION SPONSORS

DeYoe Wealth Management
Nina & Claude Gruen
Pepi Ross & Jason Marks


2017 SEASON SPONSORS

Peet's Coffee & Tea
Carol Amyx & Donald Kaufman
Kitty Bosher
Guy Tiphane



Black Rider is generously supported by grants from The Phyllis C. Wattis Foundation  and The Bernard Osher Foundation. 
 

CONTENT ADVISORY

The Black Rider is 1 hour 45 minutes long with no intermission, and contains strobe effects, live and recorded gunshots, and some disturbing imagery.

   
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