Friday, March 23rd, 2018
Eighth Blackbird + Olagón - Modlin Center for the Arts
50 Crenshaw Way, Richmond, VA 23226
Olagón: A Cantata in Doublespeak is a new, evening-length work, developed through collaborations with composer/fiddler Dan Trueman, vocalist Iarla Ó Lionáird of the contemporary Irish supergroup The Gloaming, and Pulitzer-Prize winning poet Paul Muldoon, along with stage direction by Mark DiChiazza. For more information on Olagón, visit www.olagon.org. Lead support for Olagón: A Cantata in Doublespeak is provided by the Poetry Foundation, with additional support from the University of Richmond, Irish Arts Center, and the Elizabeth F. Cheney Foundation. This project is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. To find out more about how National Endowment for the Arts grants impact individuals and communities, visit www.arts.gov.