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Ridge Theater and Michael Gordon

October 29 - November 1, 2008

The world premiere of Lightning at our feet, a multimedia song cycle created from the poems and letters of celebrated American poet Emily Dickinson that reunites composer Michael Gordon and New York's -- Ridge Theater -- the creative team behind the critically acclaimed Decasia (2001). Setting Dickinson's poems to music and motion, Lightning at our feet straddles the genres of music, theater, and dance, encompassing its elements in a world of projections from filmmaker Bill Morrison and visual artist Laurie Olinder.

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