Blueazul Productions and Minas present

La Giara (The Water Jug): A Musical Drama In Concert

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Sunday 5/17
4:00 pm
$25 General Public
$20 IHP Members
$10 IHP Residents (Box Office only)

FOR FILMS AND EVENTS PRESENTED BY IHP, Tickets ARE Also Available From the IHP Box Office, which is normally open Tue-Sat from noon-8pm (or, for events outside of those times, from one hour before until one hour after the scheduled starting time).  call 215-387-5125, menu option 2. 

Performed by a cast of singers and an instrumental ensemble 

Narrated by Charlotte Blake Alston

Music, Lyrics and Narrative by Patricia King Haddad

Directed by John Nicholas Peters

Music Director: Orlando Haddad

Hot-tempered Nunzio, as explosive as Mount Etna back home in Sicily, thinks he wears the pantaloni in his family until his wife and two daughters suddenly disappear. La Giara merges Italian Folk music and opera with Brazilian choro and jazz, telling the story of Patricia King’s family emigration from Sicily to Philadelphia. Comprised of compositions both dramatic and comedic, La Giara expresses themes relevant to gender oppression, migration, and cultural losses that families experienced in adapting to the new world.