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Friday, March 25, 2022 8:00 PM
Saturday, March 26, 2022 8:00 PM // Power Center

Octavia E. Butler’s Parable of the Sower

 

Parable of the Sower is a triumphant, mesmerizing work of rare power and beauty that illuminates deep insights on gender, race, and the future of human civilization.

This opera brings together over 30 original anthems drawn from 200 years of Black music to recreate Butler’s Afrofuturist masterpiece live on stage. With music and lyrics composed by Toshi Reagon, whom Vibe Magazine called “one helluva rock’n’roller-coaster ride,” and Bernice Johnson Reagon, the iconic singer, scholar, activist, and founder of Sweet Honey In The Rock, this compelling work gives life to Butler’s acclaimed post-apocalyptic science fiction novel of the same name. This genre-defying work is filled with hope and human connection and features a powerhouse ensemble of 20 singers and musicians.

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Octavia E. Butler’s Parable of the Sower
Power Center
On Sale Mon May 17 at 10 am

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3/25/22 8:00 PM
3/26/22 8:00 PM

Power Center

Octavia E. Butler’s Parable of the Sower

Order 2021/22 Season Tickets
On Sale Mon May 17 at 10 am
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Parable of the Sower is a triumphant, mesmerizing work of rare power and beauty that illuminates deep insights on gender, race, and the future of human civilization.

This opera brings together over 30 original anthems drawn from 200 years of Black music to recreate Butler’s Afrofuturist masterpiece live on stage. With music and lyrics composed by Toshi Reagon, whom Vibe Magazine called “one helluva rock’n’roller-coaster ride,” and Bernice Johnson Reagon, the iconic singer, scholar, activist, and founder of Sweet Honey In The Rock, this compelling work gives life to Butler’s acclaimed post-apocalyptic science fiction novel of the same name. This genre-defying work is filled with hope and human connection and features a powerhouse ensemble of 20 singers and musicians.

ORDER 2021/22 SEASON TICKETS

Octavia E. Butler’s Parable of the Sower
Power Center
On Sale Mon May 17 at 10 am

CHOOSE A PERFORMANCE:

Order 2021/22 Season Tickets

Or call the ticket office at 734-764-2538

* Student, Senior and Group Discounts may be available

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