An epic musical retelling of King David's astonishing trajectory from boy shepherd, to superstar ruler, to aging king, this visually stunning production incorporates thrilling dance sequences and a post-modern frame through which we can identify with the triumphs and travails of one of the most complex and charismatic figures in biblical history. David’s Harp: Following the performance, ethnomusicologist and clarinetist Joel Rubin will lead a discussion with composer and violinist Daniel Hoffman.
Libretto by Yehuda Hyman; Music by Daniel Hoffman; Directed by Nick Olcott; Choreography by Peter DiMuro and the Liz Lerman Dance Exchange
$40; Discounted JCC Member/Senior/Group $35/ Student $20
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(tags: musical theater, theater J, Jewish music, Washington Jewish Music Festival)
Added by WJMF on May 11, 2008