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Friday, February 2, 2018 8:00 PM // Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre

Gabriel Kahane’s
Book of Travelers

The morning after the 2016 presidential election, singer-songwriter Gabriel Kahane packed a suitcase and set out for a two-week train trip across the US with no phone or internet, embracing 8,980 miles of a reclusive Amtrak existence.

The result is this hymn to the analog intimacy of American rail culture as antidote to the fragmentation and efficiency of modern life. Alone at the piano, Kahane draws from dining car conversations with dozens of strangers — cowboys, postmasters, religious luddites, national park conservationists, drifters, and software engineers — to sing of his own upended assumptions about the body politic as revealed through his unplugged railroad exile. The highly anticipated follow-up to his acclaimed stage piece, The Ambassador, Gabriel Kahane’s Book of Travelers is a meditation on the beautiful terror of getting lost in an unfamiliar landscape.

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Friday, February 2, 2018 8:00 PM // Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre
Gabriel Kahane’s
Book of Travelers

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2/2/18 8:00 PM
Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre

Gabriel Kahane’s
Book of Travelers

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The morning after the 2016 presidential election, singer-songwriter Gabriel Kahane packed a suitcase and set out for a two-week train trip across the US with no phone or internet, embracing 8,980 miles of a reclusive Amtrak existence.

The result is this hymn to the analog intimacy of American rail culture as antidote to the fragmentation and efficiency of modern life. Alone at the piano, Kahane draws from dining car conversations with dozens of strangers — cowboys, postmasters, religious luddites, national park conservationists, drifters, and software engineers — to sing of his own upended assumptions about the body politic as revealed through his unplugged railroad exile. The highly anticipated follow-up to his acclaimed stage piece, The Ambassador, Gabriel Kahane’s Book of Travelers is a meditation on the beautiful terror of getting lost in an unfamiliar landscape.

Subscribe Now

Friday, February 2, 2018 8:00 PM, Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre
Gabriel Kahane’s
Book of Travelers

PERFORMANCE DAY:

February 2018
SMTWTFS
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PERFORMANCE TIME:

Subscribe Now

Or call the ticket office at 734-764-2538

* Student, Senior and Group Discounts may be available

SPONSORS

SUPPORTING SPONSORS

  • Joel Howell and Linda Samuelson
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