The Alice Center
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We're Only Alive for A Short Amount of Time Artist Encounter
Friday, September 21, 2018
6pm | The Alice Center
Join director Robert Falls in a reception with a complimentary glass of wine and light appetizers as he discusses bringing David Cale's incredible musical memoir to the stage.
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MEET THE ARTISTS
Robert Falls (Director) Robert Falls is the Artistic Director of the Goodman Theatre. Most recently, Mr. Falls remounted his Lyric Opera of Chicago production of Mozart’s Don Giovanni for the Dallas Opera. During the 2017/2018 Season, in the Goodman’s Albert Theatre, he directed the world premiere of Rogelio Martinez’s Blind Date and a new production of Henrik Ibsen’s An Enemy of the People, for which he also wrote the adaptation.
Sept 15 - Oct 21, 2018 | In the Albert
David Cale's musical memoir of hope, family and transcendence opens the 2018/2019 Season. Growing up in an industrial English town, writer/performer David Cale escaped his parents' fraught marriage by singing in his bedroom and tending to birds in the animal hospital he buitl in a garden shed—until a tragedy changed everything. Lushly arranged songs and an intimate portrait of his mother—a charismatic woman trapped by her circumstances—unite in Cale’s vivid testament of connecting to life when adversity is suddenly everywhere.