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Half Broke Horses

Theater in englischer Sprache

Half Broke Horses is the story of Lily Casey Smith’s life. Author Jeannette Walls, the granddaughter of Lily Casey Smith, wrote the book from Lily’s point of view. Lily is portrayed as a strong, spirited, and resourceful woman, who overcomes poverty and tragedy with the positive attitude that “When God closes a window, he opens a door. But it’s up to you to find it.”

Half Broke Horses depicts the freedom of rural life, its joys and struggles, and celebrates the courage and spirit of its protagonist. Jeannette Walls says the book is “in the vein of an oral history, a retelling of stories handed down by my family through the years, and undertaken with the storyteller’s traditional liberties.”

This dynamic piece of physical theatre will combine documentary realism with stylization, masks and song to create a challenging drama with a wide appeal.

 

Sammelbestellungen für Schulklassen unter
schroeder@carl-schurz-haus.de

Eintritt: € 20 Erwachsene / 12 ermäßigt (Schüler & Studierende)

Veranstaltungssprache: Englisch

Veranstalter:
Veranstaltungsort:
Bürgerhaus Seepark, Gerhart-Hauptmann-Str. 1
Beginn:
Fr, 24.Mär.2017 um 19:00