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Saci - A Brazilian Folktale & The Greater Trumps
Cornish Playhouse at Seattle Center
Seattle, WA
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Two fixtures of the Seattle arts scene, Karin Stevens Dance and the Universal Language Project, join forces with a shared vision of creating timely works responding to relevant social issues and the human experience. On the bill are two pieces: Saci - A Brazilian Folktale, composed by three-time Latin Grammy nominee Jovino Santos-Neto, and The Greater Trumps, Libretto by Doug Thorpe and music by Igor Stravinsky.

The original production of Saci was paired with Stravinsky's seminal work, The Soldier's Tale. By commission from the Universal Language Project, Mr. Santos-Neto has composed music using the same instrumentation as Stravinsky, but written in the style of his native Brazil and utilizing Brazilian folklore as subject material. The Saci (sah-see) has been a mythological character of Brazilian folklore since the early 1800s - an amalgam of different cultural strains, combining elements from Native Brazilian tribes, African Slaves, and Portuguese colonizers.

These two works are designed to be experienced together. Composed at the start of World War I, the ground-breaking The Soldier's Tale was largely inspired by the difficulties of making dramatic art in a time of financial crisis  not unlike making art in the 21st Century. With Stravinsky's music and an exciting new libretto by Doug Thorpe, The Greater Trumps will create a re-imagined and politically charged work tackling concerns of our time, and celebrating nearly 100 years since the original music's premiere.
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Arts Advocate Reserved Seat $50.00 ($52.74 w/service fee) Sales Ended
Tickets for the Arts Advocate Reserved Section.
Fan Reserved Seat $35.00 ($37.22 w/service fee) Sales Ended
Tickets for the Fan Reserved Section.
General Admission $25.00 ($26.87 w/service fee) Sales Ended
General Admission for unassigned seating
Accessible Seat - General $25.00 ($26.87 w/service fee) Sales Ended
Accessible seating for patrons with wheelchairs or other mobility aids
Senior $20.00 ($21.69 w/service fee) Sales Ended
Seniors and patrons who are 55+
Accessible Seat - Senior $20.00 ($21.69 w/service fee) Sales Ended
Accessible seating for patrons with wheelchairs or other mobility aids
Student $15.00 ($16.52 w/service fee) Sales Ended
Any student with a valid student ID
Accessible Seat - Student $15.00 ($16.52 w/service fee) Sales Ended
Accessible seating for patrons with wheelchairs or other mobility aids
Contribution $10.00 ($10.00 w/service fee) Sales Ended
Invest in the future of aspiring artists with a tax-deductible donation in the amount of your choice to the Cornish Annual Fund (Due to processing, our minimum contribution is $10).



Admission Level Price Quantity
Arts Advocate Reserved Seat $50.00 ($52.74 w/service fee) Sales Ended
Tickets for the Arts Advocate Reserved Section.
Fan Reserved Seat $35.00 ($37.22 w/service fee) Sales Ended
Tickets for the Fan Reserved Section.
General Admission $25.00 ($26.87 w/service fee) Sales Ended
General Admission for unassigned seating
Accessible Seat - General $25.00 ($26.87 w/service fee) Sales Ended
Accessible seating for patrons with wheelchairs or other mobility aids
Senior $20.00 ($21.69 w/service fee) Sales Ended
Seniors and patrons who are 55+
Accessible Seat - Senior $20.00 ($21.69 w/service fee) Sales Ended
Accessible seating for patrons with wheelchairs or other mobility aids
Student $15.00 ($16.52 w/service fee) Sales Ended
Any student with a valid student ID
Accessible Seat - Student $15.00 ($16.52 w/service fee) Sales Ended
Accessible seating for patrons with wheelchairs or other mobility aids
Contribution $10.00 ($10.00 w/service fee) Sales Ended
Invest in the future of aspiring artists with a tax-deductible donation in the amount of your choice to the Cornish Annual Fund (Due to processing, our minimum contribution is $10).
 
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Cornish Playhouse at Seattle Center (View)
201 Mercer St.
Seattle, WA 98109
United States

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Arts > Opera
Arts > Performance
Music > All Ages
Music > Classical

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: Yes!
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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