Sunday, January 20, 2013

GOLDEN BOY by Clifford Odets, selected scenes by The Exchange Artists at The Blackheart, January 31, 2013

Exchange Artists Austin TX

 Golden Boy Exchange Artists Austin TX

The Exchange Artists present scenes from
Golden Boy
by Clifford Odets
Produced by Bridget Farr and Rachel Wiese
Directed by Rachel Wiese

with Language Room for a one night only knock-out show at the Blackheart Bar.

Thursday, January 31st at 9 p.m., doors at 8pm. $5 cash at the door.

The Blackheart, 86 Rainey St, Austin, Texas 78701 (View Map )

Odets’ Golden Boy is Joe Bonaparte, concert violinist who gives up his music for boxing and it’s promise of fame and fortune. He becomes a winner in the ring, but the prize he really wants is Lorna Moon, his manager’s mistress. In these scenes we see the story of Joe and Lorna’s relationship, from strangers to lovers through hurt, and finally desperation. The scenes are tied and carried by the musical and creative sounds of Language Room. There will be violence. After a 20 minute piece of theatre, we'll have a 15 minute break and then a full set by Language Room.

Language Room is Matt, Scott, Todd & Sean

Aaron Alexander as Joe Bonaparte
Akasha Banks Villalobos as Lorna Moon

Matt as Tom Moody
Scott as Tokio
John William Daley as The Chocolate Drop (Boxer)

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