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Into the Labyrinth

  • APR 23, 2020 at 7:00pm
    Akron Art Museum
    Akron, OH

  • APR 26, 2020 at 4:00PM
    Temple Tifereth Israel
    Beachwood, OH

“as if a spell were cast… the world around us was changed.” – audience member

Music by Marais, Clérambault, Couperin and Biber animates Aesop’s Fables and provides a soundtrack for the Countess D’Aulnoy’s 17th-Century feminist fairy tale The White Cat. This multi-media performance combining Baroque music with live puppetry and gorgeous visuals will evoke the experience of visiting Louis XIV’s famous labyrinth at Versailles (where a series life-like fountains embodied Aesop’s fables) and invites us to enter imaginations of the conteuses (the female authors of fairy tales).

Elena Mullins, soprano
Jason McStoots, tenor
Julie Andrijeski, violin
Debra Nagy, oboe & recorder
Steuart Pincombe, viola da gamba
Eric Milnes, harpsichord

Puppet Design by Ian Petroni
Visual Display by Shawn Keener

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Event Details

Join us for this 75-minute program including visual display, puppetry, and music in French and English (with subtitles).


Section A (General Admission): $40
Section B (General Admission): $25

$30 (purchase in advance and save!)
$25 Senior

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