Robert Wilson Mikhail Baryshnikov Willem Dafoe The Old Woman
PAST EVENT
Robert Wilson, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Willem Dafoe:
The Old Woman
Fri, Nov 14, 2014 at 8PM
Sat, Nov 15, 2014 at 8PM
Royce Hall

Direction, set design, lighting concept Robert Wilson
With Mikhail Baryshnikov and Willem Dafoe

By Daniil Kharms
Adapted by Darryl Pinckney
Music Hal Willner 
Costumes Jacques Reynaud
Associate Set Design Annick Lavallée-Benny
Light Design A.J. Weissbard
Sound Design Marco Olivieri

Executive Producer Change Performing Arts in collaboration with CRT Centro Richerche Teatrali, in association with Baryshnikov Productions.

"a two-man vaudeville extravaganza whipped up by that smiling surrealist Robert Wilson" - The New York Times

Legendary theater maker Robert Wilson returns to the Center with a brand-new theatrical production The Old Woman, based on a story by Russian author Daniil Kharms.

A brilliant, slyly political story written in the 1930s, The Old Woman stars world-renowned dancer and actor Mikhail Baryshnikov and film star Willem Dafoe. With echoes of Beckett in its deadpan narrative and humor, The Old Woman is one of the great works of the Russian avant-garde and tells the story of a struggling young writer.


Opening Night After-Party

CAP UCLA celebrates this remarkable evening with an Opening Night After-Party. Immediately following the performance fellow theater supporters will celebrate the night complete with food, libations, music and revelry.

For tickets to the After-Party CLICK HERE

Proceeds will directly support CAP UCLA programs and special initiatives in the 2014-2015 season.

Supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts Challenge Grant Endowment and the Merle & Peter Mullin Endowment for the Performing Arts. 

Additional support provided by Anne-Marie Spataru and Diane Levine & Robert Wass.

The Old Woman was commissioned and co-produced by Manchester International Festival, Spoleto Festival dei Due Mondi, Théatre de la Ville-Paris /Festival d’Automne à Paris and DeSingel Antwerp.

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