Breathtaking images of the galaxies and outer space ignite a modern tale of a young man's fascination with the cosmos and his dream of flying to Mars. His adventure is guided by a mysterious stranger who challenges his views on creation and fuels his desire to become an astronaut. Romance and a compelling drive to succeed catapult his blast off into space, transforming his life. Stunning projections, an exciting percussive score, and gorgeous vocal music give us a luminous glimpse of a multi-dimensional universe and the majesty of outer space.
Explores the vision, genius and wit of Gertrude Stein in music!!!
Featuring the world premiere of a new jazz opera, Gertrude Stein Invents A Jump Early On with music by William Banfield, story and text by poet Karren LaLonde Alenier along with 2 short operas: Three Sisters Who Are Not Sisters by Ned Rorem, Capital Capitals by Virgil Thomson, both pieces with texts by Gertrude Stein.