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April 2019

Strange Fruit

April 27 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm PDT
Washington Hall, 153 14th Ave
Seattle, 98122 United States
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Strange Fruit draws its title from the 1937 poem and song of the same name by Abel Meeropol and made famous by the great jazz singer Billie Holiday. The lyrics are an extended metaphor linking a tree’s fruit with lynching victims. The impetus for this world premiere work is the employment of lynching as a tool of racial terrorism during the Jim Crow Era. For this dance/theater work, the facts of lynching act as a springboard into a highly personal…

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Strange Fruit

April 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm PDT
Washington Hall, 153 14th Ave
Seattle, 98122 United States
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Strange Fruit draws its title from the 1937 poem and song of the same name by Abel Meeropol and made famous by the great jazz singer Billie Holiday. The lyrics are an extended metaphor linking a tree’s fruit with lynching victims. The impetus for this world premiere work is the employment of lynching as a tool of racial terrorism during the Jim Crow Era. For this dance/theater work, the facts of lynching act as a springboard into a highly personal…

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