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Ausrine Stundyte as Cio-Cio-San, Elizabeth Janes as Butterfly’s child and Sarah Larsen as Suzuki in Seattle Opera's production of Puccini's Madama Butterfly. Photo by Elise Bakketun.
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The Song of Eddie
Harold Faberman
Andrew Joffe
Beth Greenberg, Director; Lynn Sharp Speers, Set Designer; Farley Whitfield, Lighting Desginer
Dean Elzinga as Eddie, Jody Sheinbaum as Jenny, William Ferguson as Josh, September Bigelow as Stephanie, Vanessa Conlin as Diana, Graham Fandrei as Michael, Gregory Mercer as Philip.
July 02, 2004
The Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College
The Song of Eddie tells the story of a group of disparate people whose fates become entwined with a charismatic messiah figure. In a stark, deserted place, the cult of Eddie gathers. Promising to bear all burdens and to fulfill all desires, Eddie predicts that a great storm will engulf and destroy the world, and gives his followers garments that he says will protect them from the ensuing slaughter. Jenny, one of Eddie’s followers, is torn between her belief in Eddie and her love for Josh, a nonbeliever who sees Eddie for the charlatan that he is. An inevitable battle erupts between Josh, the voice of reason, and Eddie, whose ability to weave truth, fear, and desire into a powerful tool of seduction bears an unsettling resemblance to the cult leaders and demagogues who have become all too familiar in the contemporary world.

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