The Shoulder
Composer: Dan Moses Schreier
Librettist: Dan Hurlin
Other Artistic Personnel: Alan Johnson, Piano Accompanist/Conductor; Dan Hurlin, Set Designer/Director; Ann Carlson, Choreographer
Original Cast: Dan Hurlin (multiple roles), Doug Marcks, Don Chastain
Premiere Date: January 01, 1998
Producing Company: Red Wing
Description: The Shoulder is inspired by the true story of a 73-year-old farmer who, having lost his drivers license, drove 250 miles across Iowa on a lawnmower to visit his ailing brother. The narrative is abstracted, as it contemplates the merits of traveling slowly in a fast world.
Reviews: Allan Kozinn, New York Times, Jan. 9 1998
Length: 01:30
Total Acts: 1
Musical Style: "Charles Ives meets minimalism goes music theater"
Contact: Dan Moses Schreier or Dan Hurlin
Address: 34 N. Moore Street
New York, NY 10013

72-74 E. 3rd Street
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E-mail Address: dmsound@aol.com
dhurlin254@aol.com
Phone: 212-925-7950
212-254-8335
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