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The City Reliquary presents “Playing Politics: Dirges for Democracy”
Nov 4, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm| 15/10 Students
Playing Politics: Dirges For Democracy
Friday, Nov. 4 @ 7 PM
Tix: $15/$10 students
Spencer Snyder’s hysterical “Trump Tweets” presents operatic renditions of the Republican candidate’s NSFW 3 AM overshares.
Ben Murphy’s “Shades of Sacrifice” draws shocking parallels between now and the political times of Euripides, showing how little has changed in 2400 years.
Michael J. Vince’s “Elegy & Response” meditates on how political-inspired sadness motivates our actions.
Sheely Washington’s “Say” offers a poignant glimpse of growing up black in America.
Spencer Snyder’s “When Bill Threw FDR’s Wheelchair Down the Stairs” paints a different picture of the doings of Bill Clinton’s presidency.
Pieces performed by Schiele, a string quartet formed by Molly Aronson, Mujan Hosseinzadeh, Adrianne Munden-Dixon, and Michelle Painter.
Beverages available at The City Reliquary by suggested donation, with beer courtesy of Brooklyn Brewery.
Afterparty just across the street at The Federal Bar (367 Metropolitan Ave.)!