29. October 2014 · Comments Off on Minneapolis Music Company & Live Action Set Perform Devilish Dances · Categories: Dance

A Fiddler’s Tale

All photos Copyright 2014 Alice Gebura All Rights Reserved

Music by Wynton Marsalis, Libretto by Stanley Crouch

Performed by Minneapolis Music Company, Mischa Santora conducting, Raye Birk narrating,  and Live Action Set: Noah Bremer (artistic director), Stepahie Fellner, and Anton LaMon; Performed at the Bedlam Theater, St. Paul, Oct. 30, 2014

A fiddler, Beatrice Connors, sells her music (her soul) to the devil, Bubba Z. Beals, a record company executive, in exchange for a successful music career.

 

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Her name is Beatrice Connors

Stephanie Fellner as the violinist.

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Now that he has her going

The violinst does business with the devil.

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“We’re talking about jamming in all the zeros you can before the period.  Pure business, baby.”

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Fiddler’s Soul Reprise

The violinist and her soul in a duet.

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The Devil Dances

Anton LaMon is the Devil

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The Blues on Top

The soul of the violinist wrestles with the devil

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Dress Rehearsal at the Soap Factory

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