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Octavia E. Butler's Parable of the Sower: A Concert Performance

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Presented by ArtsEmerson at Emerson Paramount Center Robert J. Orchard Stage, Boston MA

Mar 23 - 26 2017
Octavia E. Butler's Parable of the Sower: A Concert Performance

A musical event of rare power and beauty that fuses science fiction with 200 years of Black music.

In this genre-defying work of concert performance featuring a powerhouse ensemble of 20 singers and musicians, Octavia E. Butler’s Parable of the Sower brings together 30 powerful songs drawn from 200 years of Black music to give musical life to Butler’s acclaimed science fiction novel of the same name. Written by Toshi Reagon, who Vibe Magazine called “one helluva rock’n’roller-coaster ride,” in collaboration with her mother, Bernice Johnson Reagon, the iconic singer, scholar and

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Emerson Paramount Center Robert J. Orchard Stage

559 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111

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