DAS BARBECU Extends For Two Performances at West of Lenin, 8/19 & 22
DAS BARBECÜ IN CONCERT has extended for 2 shows on August 19th and 22nd.
The box office opens at 7:00 and the show starts at 7:30pm at West of Lenin, 203 N. 36th Street, Seattle, WA. Tickets: $20 - available in advance online at http://dasbarbecuextension.brownpapertickets.com. Unclaimed tickets sold to waitlist 5 minutes before curtain
From AJ Epstein and the people who bring you Sandbox Radio! Originally commissioned by Seattle Opera's Speight Jenkins to accompany their internationally renowned production of Wagner's RING CYCLE, DAS BARBECÜ is a two-hour retelling of Wagner's "Ring" cycle, specifically the fourth opera, Götterdammerüng, that sets Brünnhilde, Siegfried, Wotan and the gang in the middle of Texas and the "Valhalla" Ranch. With music by Seattle composer Scott Warrender and book and lyrics by Jim Luigs, BARBECÜ is a witty Texas fable with five actors playing more than 30 outrageous characters at breakneck speed. Songs run the gamut from Broadway to Texas swing, from jazz to twangy country and western. Mismatched lovers who meet on the day of their shotgun double wedding, three generations of feuding families and a magic ring of power make for a fast and furious love letter to Wagner's great epic.
This special concert event features an All Star cast of Seattle theater's best, many of them veterans of previous local productions, directed by Richard Ziman (Wotan in ACT Theater's most recent iteration) with music direction by Mark Rabe.
John Patrick Lowrie........Wotan
Presented under the auspices of the Equity Members' Project Code and by special agreement with Samuel French, Inc.
For more about everything happening at West of Lenin: www.westoflenin.com.