MY BOOKMARKS

There are no recent bookmarks.

Please Note: This event has expired.

Purple State Purple Haze: A Political Performance

Presented by Colorado College Music Department at Colorado College - Katheryn Mohrman Theatre at Armstrong Hall, Colorado Springs CO

Nov 05 2016
Purple State Purple Haze: A Political Performance presented by Colorado College Music Department at Colorado College - Katheryn Mohrman Theatre at Armstrong Hall, Colorado Springs CO

Purple State Purple Haze is a performance written from interviews about the election with people from New Orleans to Colorado Springs. Together with a live band, actors will perform their story which span from how 9/11 changed national discourse on security and immigration, discussions of race, and a few determined leaders’ attempts to revitalize the Ninth Ward through urban gardening.

Purple State Purple Haze has been in the works since January when the music, political science, and theater departments—along with the Innovation Institute—partnered with New York musical theater composer Michael Friedman. The music department selected four students to work with Friedman, who was following the primary campaign trail, interviewing people, and writing songs using verbatim transcripts of their stories. Our task was to collect interviews from anybody we thought would tell an

View more

ADMISSION INFO

Tickets are free and open to the public. They are available for pickup at the Worner Desk at 902 North Cascade.

Contact: (719) 389-6607

    Official Website

LOCATION

Colorado College - Katheryn Mohrman Theatre at Armstrong Hall

14 E. Cache La Poudre St., Colorado Springs, CO 80903

CONNECT WITH Colorado College Music Department

    Website
/

Featured Peak Radar Live

Peak Radar Social