Brothers Wage War in New Hip-Hop Musical Venice at Kirk Douglas Theatre
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The last date listed for Venice was Sunday November 14, 2010 / 1:00pm.
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“The year’s best musical! Though early in its creative life, the next major American musical could well be in the making.” —Time Magazine* *
See a "preview ":http://www.centertheatregroup.org/tickets/productiondetail.aspx?id=14326of _Venice. _
The choreography team for Venice includes* John Carrafa* who received Tony Award Nominations for Urinetown and Into the Woods and a 2007 Media Choreography Award for his work on The Polar Express, as well as *Tanisha Scott, * whose diverse resume includes everything from Alicia Keys’ As I Am tour to the music video for Beyonce’s “Upgrade U” to the feature film Notorious for 20th Century Fox.
A next generation Broadway musical that uses the vocabulary of hip-hop while sampling _Othello _and Brecht to spin an epic tale of struggle and redemption.
Matt Sax and Eric Rosen, creators of the 2007 audience favorite _Clay__,_ return triumphantly to the Douglas with Venice, an ambitious new musical with a highly original score that fuses hip-hop, R&B and even opera. Set in the not-too-distant future, this tale of two brothers with conflicting ideas of how to lead a city caught in a terrorist war is a visionary new theatrical work filled with love, politics, treachery, tragedy and exhilarating music.