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Michigan Theater Building, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

“Take him to the caves below…” –Black Elk

Frederick Glaysher & Apollo’s Troupe
16 Performances & Lecture Series (info, tickets at link)
March 13 to April 19, 2020, Ann Arbor, MI
48104

Celebrating Our Common Humanity.

Solo Performance by Frederick Glaysher,
playing the role of the main character, The Poet of the Moon, and Black Elk, Chief Seattle, Don Quixote, Merlin, Du Fu, Robert Hayden, Fairy Queen, Tolstoy, Borges, etc.

527 E. Liberty Street, Suite 208
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Michigan Theater Building, Upstairs
(Russian Classical Ballet studio)

A series of two different performances and six lectures, reviving the storytelling role of the ancient Greek rhapsode, and evoking a new global, universal vision of life.

Performances

Into the Ruins of Modernity, 90 Minutes.

Surveys the horrors of modernity in a compelling and powerful confrontation with the trauma we human beings have brought on ourselves, evoking a reaffirmation of our deepest human capacities for cooperation and peace.
March: Friday, 7pm, 13; 20. Saturday, 7pm, 28.

The Parliament of Poets, 90 Minutes.

Apollo calls all the poets of the nations, ancient and modern, East and West, to assemble on the moon to consult on the meaning of modern life. The Parliament of Poets sends the main character, the Poet of the Moon, on a Journey to the seven continents to learn from all of the spiritual and wisdom traditions of humankind. On Earth and on the moon, the poets teach a new global, universal vision of life. Reviving the storytelling role of the ancient Greek rhapsode.
March: Saturday, 7pm, 14; 21. Friday, 7pm, 27.
April: Friday, 7pm, April 3; 10. Saturday 7pm, 4; 18.

Lectures, Sundays, 2pm, 1 Hour.

Presents a reassessment of life on this planet.

The Function of Criticism, March 15.
The American Journey into Ulro, March 22.
Poetry in the Nuclear Age, March 29.
Saul Bellow’s Soul, April 5.
The Dialectic of Chinese Literature, April 12.
The Coming Victory of World Governance, April 19.

Purchase The Parliament of Poets at events, EarthrisePress.Net, affiliates, and Crazy Wisdom Bookstore, Ann Arbor.

Download the Program for Solo Performance
ApollosTroupe@Fastmail.com
Phone: 248-453-4220

TICKETS at A2TIX at EarthrisePress

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At Hathaway’s Hideaway, Ann Arbor

At Hathaway’s Hideaway, 310 SOUTH Ashley Street, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104. Watch for this sign!
The Parliament of Poets, Solo, by Frederick Glaysher.
Friday & Saturday, Nov. 8, 9, 8 pm; Sunday, Nov. 10, 2 pm.
TICKETS AT THE DOOR $15/$12 Or Pay What You Can.
80 minutes.

“A great epic poem of startling originality and universal significance, in every way partaking of the nature of world literature.” —Hans Ruprecht, Carleton University, Canada, author on Goethe, Borges

Youtube at Theatre Nova, Sept. 22, 2019 https://youtu.be/sK8EMYiFRSQ

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Solo Performance at Hathaway’s Hideaway, Ann Arbor, November 8, 9, & 10, 2019

The Parliament of Poets

Solo Performance by Frederick Glaysher, playing the role of the main character, The Poet of the Moon, and Black Elk, Chief Seattle, Don Quixote, Merlin, Du Fu, Robert Hayden, Fairy Queen, Tolstoy, Borges, Mbeku, etc.

Celebrating Our Common Humanity Uniting Us All.

At Hathaway’s Hideaway
310 S. Ashley Street, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104
November 8, 9, & 10, 2019
Friday, Saturday: 8:00 pm
Sunday: 2:00 pm
TICKETS AT THE DOOR (cash or Square)
General $15 Students $12
Doors open at 7:00 pm
Approximately 80 minutes.

Reviving the storytelling role of the ancient Greek rhapsode.

Download the Program for Solo Performance
Email: ApollosTroupe@comcast.net
Phone: 248-453-4220

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ENCORE MICHIGAN. TWO Articles on The Parliament of Poets at Theatre NOVA, Ann Arbor

Apollo’s Troupe, (LtoR) Patrick Grimes, Alexander Sloan, Marley Boone, Dennis Kleinsmith, Krystle Dellihue, Frederick Glaysher (f)

ENCORE MICHIGANFrederick Glaysher’s ‘Parliament of Poets’ at Theatre Nova for three Sunday performances September 13, 2019

Frederick Glaysher’s ‘Parliament of Poets’ at Theatre Nova for three Sunday performances. September 13, 2019 Encore Staff

ANN ARBOR—On September 22, 29, and October 6, the theatre company, Apollo’s Troupe, will stage the theater adaptation of the poem, The Parliament of Poets, written by Michigan poet Frederick Glaysher and published in 2012 by Earthrise Press.

Taking place on the moon at the Apollo 11 landing site, a lone poet finds himself charged by Don Quixote and “The Parliament of Poets” to spread a new message of beauty, unity, and love to all nations of our fractured modern world. He is then sent to meet with the great poets, myths, and characters from history, East and West, to be mentored on his quest towards enlightenment and understanding.

The cast features the poet himself, as a persona, The Poet of the Moon, as well as five actors playing multiple roles including Don Quixote, Merlin the Magician, Jane Austen, Ann Arbor Poet Robert Hayden, Leo Tolstoy, the Biblical prophet-poet Job, the great Chinese poet Du Fu, the African Queen Sogolon, and many more. These actors are Dennis Kleinsmith (formerly Theatre Nova, JET, Shakespeare in Detroit, etc.), Krystle Dellihue (Shakespeare In Detroit, Matrix Theatre, Redbud, PTD), Alexander Sloan (Open Book, Water Works, Hope College), Marley Boone (Williamston, St. Dunstan’s, several Philadelphia theatres), Patrick Grimes (Redbud, Morris, Young People’s Theatre), all joining the Guest Production at Theatre Nova.

The canto with Job on the moon broods on the Holocaust and the meaning of suffering, taking the audience deep into the tragedy of modern times, while offering a peace beyond understanding like no other.

The show will be a Guest Production at Theatre Nova, 410 West Huron Street, Sunday evenings September 22, 29, and October 6. Tickets are at the door and online beginning in mid-August at TheatreNova.org. $22 general, $15 students. Go to TheatreNova.org or EarthrisePress.Net for more information. Or call 248-453-4220.

The Parliament of Poets can be purchased at Crazy Wisdom Bookstore.

ENCORE MICHIGANThe Parliament of Poets 09/22–10/06
The Parliament of Poets 09/22–10/06. Theatre Nova Ann Arbor BUY TICKETS
ANN ARBOR—On September 22, 29, and October 6, the theatre company, Apollo’s Troupe, will stage the theater adaptation of the poem, The Parliament of Poets, written by Michigan poet Frederick Glaysher and published in 2012 by Earthrise Press. The show will be a Guest Production at Theatre Nova, 410 West Huron Street, Sunday evenings September 22, 29, and October 6. Tickets are at the door and online beginning in mid-August at TheatreNova.org. $22 general, $15 students. Go to TheatreNova.org or EarthrisePress.Net for more information. Or call 248-453-4220.

Taking place on the moon at the Apollo 11 landing site, a lone poet finds himself charged by Don Quixote and “The Parliament of Poets” to spread a new message of beauty, unity, and love to all nations of our fractured modern world. He is then sent to meet with the great poets, myths, and characters from history, East and West, to be mentored on his quest towards enlightenment and understanding.

The cast features the poet himself, as a persona, The Poet of the Moon, as well as five actors playing multiple roles including Don Quixote, Merlin the Magician, Jane Austen, Ann Arbor Poet Robert Hayden, Leo Tolstoy, the Biblical prophet-poet Job, the great Chinese poet Du Fu, the African Queen Sogolon, and many more. These actors are Dennis Kleinsmith (formerly Theatre Nova, JET, Shakespeare in Detroit, etc.), Krystle Dellihue (Shakespeare In Detroit, Matrix Theatre, Redbud, PTD), Alexander Sloan (Open Book, Water Works, Hope College), Marley Boone (Williamston, St. Dunstan’s, several Philadelphia theatres), Patrick Grimes (Redbud, Morris, Young People’s Theatre), all joining the Guest Production at Theatre Nova.

The canto with Job on the moon broods on the Holocaust and the meaning of suffering, taking the audience deep into the tragedy of modern times, while offering a peace beyond understanding like no other.

The Parliament of Poets can be purchased at Crazy Wisdom Bookstore.

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