What Keeps Mankind Alive?
A Small Wooden Shoe Christmas Concert.
We sing songs from 3penny opera,
Tickets, in fact, cost three cents at the door.
Singing the songs often as a choir and always with allowance for singing along,
we hope to fulfill the function of singing together,
like in Elf, when it causes the “Spirit of Christmas” to fly Santa’s sled,
with no need to sugar-coat, nor accept, the darkness of the songs.
They are beautiful and horrible songs and so are perfect for singing together
with friends and accomplices on December 29 at Buddies in Bad Times.
Sung by the cast of Do You Have Any Idea How Fast You Were Going?, the first Dedicated to the Revolutions show. Especial thanks to Jacob Wren and Ame Henderson. Images from the Small Wooden Shoe archive.
Leora has been a crucial and incredible part of Small Wooden Shoe for the past 3+ years – working with me on Life of Galileo and Antigone Dead People, singing in the 3penny Christmas Concert, curating and doing the heavy lifting on this season of Difficult Plays, being a sounding board and (most importantly) a friend.
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I will miss her and know that she’s going to rock the Ivy League. And I am not letting her off the hook for coming back in the summers to work with us again.