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Daniel's Art Party

Bard College at Simon's Rock
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Come to the Party!

JUNE 2018

DANIEL'S ART PARTY: A Springtime Performing Arts Celebration

• 3 Weeks • 7 Really Fun Shows •

Tickets On Sale April 16th • www.danielsartparty.org

The Elgar Variations Tour
• Evenings, June 12-14th at 7:30PM
•June 15th at 7:30pm and 9:30pm
*Gala Performance and Reception on June 16th*
Experience Victorian composer Edward Elgar’s life through a site-specific, pop-art ballet, walk-through tour of the gorgeous Daniel Arts Center. Directed and choreographed by Ken Roht, co-choreographed by Andrea Blacklow and Ellen Gorman of Moving Arts Exchange, and featuring the Berkshires' own Martin Jason Aspery as Edward Elgar.

The Secret City • June 17 & July 1 at 12PM
This secular revival show is a sincere and fabulous community celebration of art and creativity, with outrageous outfits! From the heart and mind of Obie Award-winning performer Chris Wells.
www.thesecretcity.org | The Secret City

Maestro Doolally and the Choir • June 17, 19, and 24 at 7:30pm
A majestic choral concert gone hilariously wrong, featuring the Cantilena Chamber Choir and James Warwick as the grand and flappable Maestro Doolally.

Scavenger Hunt • June 16 & 17 - Twice each day;
June 16 at 1PM and 4PM, June 17 at 2PM and 5PM
Embark on a sprawling, multimedia scavenger hunt produced by director/designer Michael Counts of Counts Projects, hailed by The New York Times as a “master of immersive theater” and directed by Ashley Tata. The playful, sci-fi storyline of the hunt features fantastical creatures by Huck Elling of Railroad Street Youth Project. Prizes go to the winning players!

Leatherheads: Berkshire Firefighters Tell Their Stories
• June 20 at 7:30 and June 24 at 3:00
This in-depth group interview features exciting photo-documentary media by Fire Chief Ed Harvey who brings together many of his fellow firefighters to share their lives as honored members of our communities, with musical accompaniment by the Danju String Quartet.

Danny's at the Fair • June 22 & 23 at 7:30
(come early to enjoy our vendors and activities!)
With all the fun and heart of an outdoor fair, farming and livestock communities join local vendors and entertainers to create an onstage variety show. A pie-eating contest, Most Delicious Cheddar Cheese, Most Photogenic Goat, and the Ms. Danny’s at the Fair Pageant. Plenty of surprises in store! And only the very best win the big, blue ribbons!

Orange Star Smasharoo! • Nightly at 7:30, June 27 - 30
This rollicking, folk-musical farce swirls around a stage full of dining audience members as they, and the rest of the audience, experience a high-drama night in the life of a colorful, slightly bawdy Wyoming family. [Parents be advised: some naughty adult themes] Written and Directed by Ken Roht, and starring Broadway belter Lauren Elder (Hair, Side Show) as our Queen of Dinner Theater, Orange Star!