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631 WEST 2ND STREET
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
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February 2023

Dorian Wood: Canto de Todes

February 3, 2023 • 8:30 pm - February 4, 2023
REDCAT, 631 WEST 2ND STREET
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
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Dorian Wood’s Canto de Todes (Song of Everyone) is a 12-hour composition and installation, making its worldwide debut at REDCAT. Inspired by a lyric of the late Chilean singer and songwriter Violeta Parra, the Creative Capital-awarded project emphasizes the urgency of folk music as a vessel for social change. A genre-defying canon of songs arriving as a long-durational spatial experience, the work is divided into three movements. The first and third movements are hourlong chamber pieces influenced by folk, popular, and experimental music.…

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The Wooster Group/Bertolt Brecht: The Mother

February 8, 2023 • 8:30 pm - February 12, 2023
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 pm, repeating until February 12, 2023

REDCAT, 631 WEST 2ND STREET
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
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The Wooster Group returns to REDCAT with a new production of Bertolt Brecht’s 1932 play The Mother. This play was written by Brecht in the style of a “learning play,” intended both to entertain and to incite social change. He used plain language and songs to tell the story of an illiterate Russian woman’s journey to revolutionary action. The Wooster Group’s American translation of The Mother uses the vernacular of early Hollywood gangster movies (one of Brecht’s favorite genres). The production features new…

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