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The Other Mozart
June 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until June 18, 2017
The name Nannerl Mozart has been a footnote in classical music history, but Sylvia Milo’s award-winning play THE OTHER MOZART reveals the extraordinary talents and rich inner life of Amadeus Wolfgang Mozart’s sister, whose artistry was stifled and whose compositions were ultimately lost to the world because of her gender. Previews begin May 31 for Rubicon Theatre Company presentation of the acclaimed Off-Broadway drama the N.Y. Times describes as “strikingly beautiful.” The monodrama is set in a stunning 18-foot dress (designed by Magdalena Dabrowska from the National Theater of Poland). Directed by Isaac Byrne, THE OTHER MOZART is based on facts, stories and thoughts culled from the Mozart family’s humorous and heartbreaking letters. This poetic and poignant production features music composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Marianna Martines, (a female composer who inspired Nannerl), along with original music written for the play by Nathan Davis and Phyllis Chen (featured composers of the Mostly Mozart Festival at Lincoln Center). The modern-styled music created for the play utilizes clavichords, music boxes, bells, teacups, fans and other objets d’art that might have captured Nannerl’s imagination. THE OTHER MOZART is a multi-sensual experience that transports the audience into a surreal world of oversized beauty and delight – but also one of overwhelming restrictions and prejudice where, finally, this other Mozart tells her story.