Elegies for Angels, Punks, and Raging Queens
New York, NY
All performances at the The National Dance Institute Center for Learning & the Arts (217 West 147 Street, NYC).
Information: 212-774-0760 or email@example.com
Elegies for Angels, Punks and Raging Queens, the song and poetry cycle by Bill Russell (book and lyrics) and Janet Hood (music), celebrates the lives lost to AIDS and is told in free verse monologues with a blues, jazz and rock score and is inspired by the NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt and Masters’ Spoon River Anthology. The MMC January Workshop production of Elegies is directed by Bill Russell, has musical direction by Paul Jacobs, and features a cast of 40 musical theatre students, alumni and faculty. Elegies for Angels, Punks and Raging Queens is performed January 24 at 7:30 and January 25 at 5:30 and 8:00 at the National Dance Institute (217 West 147 Street, NYC).
Marymount Manhattan College (MMC), founded in 1936, is an urban, independent, liberal arts, four-year college. Located on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, the College provides an intimate academic and artistic environment in which intellectual achievement and personal growth are fostered within its student body. MMC enrolls more than 2,000 undergraduate students, from 42 states and 60 countries, and offers a student/faculty ratio of 12-1.
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