Octavia E. Butler's Parable of the SowerSpecial Event
March 30 - April 2, 2023
Performance Times Thursday - Saturday 7:00pm, Sunday 2:30pm
Ticket Prices $35 - $73
Octavia E. Butler’s Parable of the Sower Created by Toshi Reagon and Bernice Johnson Reagon Music and Lyrics by Toshi Reagon and Bernice Johnson Reagon Directed by Signe V. Harriday & Eric Ting
Octavia E. Butler's 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 fully-staged congregational opera brings together over 30 original anthems drawn from 200 years of black music to recreate Octavia Butler’s sci-fi, Afrofuturist masterpiece live on stage. With music and lyrics by Toshi Reagon and Bernice Johnson Reagon, this compelling work gives life to Butler’s acclaimed science fiction novel of the same name.