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Milwaukee Opera Theatre and Wild Space Dance Company present:

SONG FROM THE UPROAR

Music by Missy Mazzoli / Libretto by Missy Mazzoli & Royce Vavrek

Location: Studio Theatre at the Broadway Theatre Center / 158 N. Broadway, Milwaukee, WI 53202

Song From the Uproar lasts approximately 75 minutes with no intermission.

The creative team:
Stage Direction: Jill Anna Ponasik
Music Direction: Viswa Subbaraman
Choreographer: Debra Loewen

Featuring:
Colleen Brooks as Isabelle Eberhardt
with Milwaukee Opera Theatre singers, Wild Space dancers, & an eclectic chamber ensemble

Performance Dates and Times:
May 6 @ 8:00 pm
May 7 @ 4:00 & 8:00 pm
May 8 @ 2:00 pm

Order online http://www.broadwaytheatrecenter.com/or by calling 414-291-7800

A ravishing, multi-media event, Song from the Uproar unfolds in surreal episodes drawn from the journals of Swiss adventurer Isabelle Eberhardt (1877-1904).  Isabelle’s writings reveal how her nomadic experiences in North Africa mirrored her quest for self-discovery during her short, remarkable life. Featuring mezzo-soprano Colleen Brooks as Isabelle, with Wild Space dancers, Milwaukee Opera Theatre singers, and a chamber ensemble that includes piano, electric guitar, clarinet, flute, bass and electronics, Song from the Uproar invites audiences into Isabelle’s dreams as she encounters love, loss, danger and sacrifice. Through poetic vignettes, expressive dance, and a shimmering score, Song from the Uproar honors a woman of indomitable spirit, who forged a life unlike anyone else’s, and whose story still resonates.

For more information visit http://www.wildspacedance.org/ or www.milwaukeeoperatheatre.org/

 

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