View site in English, Español, or Français
The fair-trade ticketing company.
Sign Me Up!  |  Log In
 
Find An Event Create Your Event Help
 
The Longest Night
Open Eye Figure Theatre
Minneapolis, MN
Share this event:


In "The Longest Night", Bradley Greenwald celebrates winter, the holidays and "hell-idays", seasonal affective disorder, friends, family, Christians and Pagans with pianist Sonja Thompson. Rodgers & Hart, Leonard Cohen, Purcell, J. S. Bach and Sting, Peter Mayer, Dar Williams and more get their songs sung, with a little Margaret Atwood, Joseph Campbell, and Ogden Nash thrown in for good measure.

Celebrating the longest night of the year goes back to Stonehenge and Machu Picchu, Roman Saturnalia and the Viking Yule,  and its traditions defined when, and how, Christians celebrate Christmas.  Bradley celebrates winter, the holiday blues, excess, and the soul's need for rebirth in an eclectic program of text and music as kaleidoscopic as the season.  Open Eye welcomes Bradley to the stage with this evening of his favorite music and poems embracing the longest night when we long for the sun.

Bradley Greenwald has performed on every major stage in the city, most recently in  Steerage Song with Theater Latté Da.  A versatile performer both as singer and professional actor, his work has been seen in Urinetown, In the Next Room, Hamlet, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, and his Ivey Award-winning performance of I Am My Own Wife at the Jungle; in the roles of Frog, Bert, the Grinch, Tin Man and more at The Children's Theatre Company; and a regular on the stage of the former Theatre de la Jeune Lune.  Additionally he has performed opera, theater, music-theater, concert and recital repertoire with several Twin Cities' arts organizations, including the Guthrie Theater, Nautilus Music-Theater, Minnesota Dance Theatre, James Sewell Ballet, VocalEssence, Minnesota Orchestra, Lyra Baroque Orchestra, A Prairie Home Companion, 10,000 Things, Skylark Opera and Ballet of the Dolls.  He adapted the novel A Wrinkle in Time into a libretto for Libby Larsen's opera, premiering at Fort Worth Opera in 2015; and wrote the book and lyrics for C., an adaptation of Cyrano de Bergerac, with Robert Elhai, music.

Appropriate for ages 12 and up
There is one story with quick use of 2 expletives.
Get Tickets
There are no active dates for this event.
Thank you for your interest in Open Eye Figure Theatre. Sales have ended for this event, but tickets may still be available. Please call us at 612-874-6338 for assistance.

Discussion

Location

Open Eye Figure Theatre (View)
506 E 24th St
Minneapolis, MN 55404
United States


Categories

Arts > Performance
Arts > Theatre
Music > Other
Other > Holiday

Minimum Age: 12
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

Contact


Contact us
Email
support@brownpapertickets.com
24/7 Customer Service
1-800-838-3006 US, Canada, Puerto Rico
Resources
Developer Center
Media Center
Ticket Buyers
Track Your Order
Browse Events
Locations
Event Producers
Create an Event
Pricing
Services
Buy Pre-Printed Tickets
The Venue List
Join the mailing list
Get spam-free daily notifications of new events in your neighborhood!
Customize your mailing list
Connect with us
Use of Brown Paper Tickets is subject to our Terms & Conditions. All rights reserved. © 2000-2014 Mobile EN ES FR