Angel Reapers, created by Martha Clarke and Alfred Uhry, directed and choreographed by Martha Clarke

Overview

Featuring traditional Shaker songs and a stunning mix of modern dance and actual Shaker movements, Angel Reapers captures the soul of the Shakers, an early American religious sect, which sought to connect with God through ecstatic ritual and strict celibacy. While the congregants strive desperately to maintain divine purity, the needs of the flesh threaten to take hold. With text by Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Alfred Uhry, this wildly theatrical collage about the glorious love of the divine and the overwhelming desire for human connection marks the return to Signature of Residency Five playwright and MacArthur “Genius” Award winner Martha Clarke.

Pictured above: The cast of Angel Reapers by Martha Clarke. Photo by Joan Marcus.
Dates
February 2 - March 20, 2016
Running Time
75 minutes, no intermission
Venue
The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre
Residency

ANGEL REAPERS TRAILER

Cast

Sophie Bortolussi
Nicholas Bruder
Asli Bulbul
Ingrid Kapteyn
Rico Lebron
Gabrielle Malone
Lindsey Dietz Marchant
Sally Murphy
Matthew Oaks
Andrew Robinson
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Creative

Scenic Design
Marsha Ginsberg
Costume Design
Donna Zakowska
Lighting Design
Christopher Akerlind
Sound Design
Samuel Crawford
Sound Design
Arthur Solari
Production Stage Manager
B. Bales Karlin

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