The genre-spanning evening of vocal fireworks features the National Symphony Orchestra, conducted by NSO Principal Pops Conductor Steven Reineke.
The American Voices series also includes expert-led symposia and master classes, including one in musical theatre taught by Tony winner Foster. The series is being filmed for an upcoming documentary that will air on PBS in 2014.
Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.