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Aging Magician by composer Paola Prestini, librettist/performer Rinde Eckert and director/designer Julian Crouch with Rinde Eckert and the Brooklyn Youth Chorus

  • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts 500 South Goodwin Avenue Urbana, IL, 61801 United States (map)

Big Mix Series | Paola Prestini’s new work combines elegant music with stunning visual elements to paint an allegory on time, youth, and the peculiar magic of ordinary life. Aging Magician intertwines puppetry, theatre, shadow play, and fascinating scenic designs with an on-stage youth chorus and live music from American Contemporary Music Ensemble, ACME, to bring to life this “potent, soulful” and “enigmatic” tale of one man’s journey to uncover his own legacy (The New York Times).