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LEAVES OF GRASS – UNCUT, a solo performance by Patrick Scully

LEAVES OF GRASS – UNCUT, a solo performance by Patrick Scully

Company:

Patrick Scully

Location:

Dixon Place

Dates:

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 7:30pm
Thursday, June 2, 2016 - 7:30pm

Tickets:

http://dixonplace.org/performances/leaves-of-grass-uncut-2/

Company:
Patrick Scully

Leaves of Grass – Uncut, a solo performance by Patrick Scully, summons the spirit of Walt Whitman & reveals many sides of the 19th century poet, from furtive to fierce, reflecting his utopian dreams, & his tribulations. On stage, this world includes projections of eighteen men dancing together, ranging from tender & sensual to boisterous. Stripping down to bathe in the opening scene, they set the tone for the evening: relationships between men & the repressive forces that surround them. History, art, literature, even opera merge to reveal aspects of Whitman that fascinate today, now that male/male relations have moved out of the shadows into the light of day.

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