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Taylor Mac premieres Creative Capital project "The Lily's Revenge"

October 29, 2009

Here Arts Center NYC Thursday, October 29 – Sunday, November 22, 2009 Performances at 6:30 p.m 2009 Performing Arts grantee Taylor Mac presents the premiere of his five-part theatrical extravaganza _The Lily’s Revenge_ at HERE Arts Center in NYC on Thursday, October 29. Written and conceived by Mac, the multidisciplinary performance features live music, wild costumes, vaudevillian theatrics, macabre entr’actes and a company of 40 in the story of an uprooted lily that goes on a quest to wed a human bride and destroy The God of Nostalgia. Bringing together elements of a puppet-theater play, a play in the round, a video/live performance work, and a circus act, Mac presents a work about alternative communities and the homogeneity of culture. _The Lily’s Revenge_ will run through November 22. _“Mac is one of this country's most exciting, heroic and disarmingly funny playwrights.” —American Theater Magazine_ Visit _The Lily's Revenge_ Back to Listing