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Journey of the Shadow (World Premiere)

Friday, Apr 26, 2013 8:00p

The San Francisco Chamber Orchestra is excited to present the world premiere of Journey of the Shadow, from Composer in Residence Gabriela Lena Frank, in collaboration with playwright Nilo Cruz. Crafted from an Andean folktale Journey of the Shadow, is the story of a boy who writes a letter to his father, a soldier in Afghanistan. At the center of the story is the boy's shadow who slips in with the letter and gets into a bit of trouble in a distant postal office, affecting the letter's journey.

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Nilo Cruz
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Nilo Cruz is a Cuban-American playwright and pedagogue. His introduction of Latino-themed plays into mainstream American theater has set the stage for playwrights and authors to come. His play, Anna in the Tropics, was the winner of the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the Steinberg Award for Best New Play....
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Herbst Theatre
401 S. Van Ness Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 392-4400
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