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CJS Special Event | Blue Moon Over Memphis

Theatre Nohgaku
Friday, October 12, 2018
7:00-9:00 PM
Power Center for the Performing Arts Map
Part of the Toyota Visiting Professor 30th Anniversary Special Lecture Series

Join the U-M Center for Japanese Studies for this special, free presentation of BLUE MOON OVER MEMPHIS, by English-language noh drama troupe THEATRE NOHGAKU.

* = Doors open at 6:00 PM

PLEASE RSVP VIA EVENTBRITE
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/blue-moon-over-memphis-tickets-49621896428

Blue Moon Over Memphis is a stark and beautiful meditation on loneliness, with numerous textual and musical allusions to 20th-century popular song.

Judy is a lonely, middle-aged woman, and a devout Elvis fan. She makes a pilgrimage to Graceland on the anniversary of Elvis's death, but she is forced to wait outside due to the overwhelming crowds. Her dream shattered, she is left to reflect on her life. But then, during the candlelight vigil, a mysterious man lets her into the Meditation Garden where Elvis is buried, and there, under the light of a blue moon, she encounters a spirit...

DIGITAL BROCHURE AVAILABLE HERE
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1oeQsNEJUDiby1JajF2JdTmaRUtO846ac/view

PROMOTIONAL VIDEO
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NQpNmYbIVxY

DIRECTIONS TO THE POWER CENTER
https://goo.gl/maps/4d2M81UoY6r

PARKING NEAR THE POWER CENTER
https://en.parkopedia.com/parking/attraction/power-center-ann-arbor/?arriving=201808301400&leaving=201808301600

If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation to attend this event, please reach out to us at (at bradlyh@umich.edu) at least 2 weeks in advance of this event. Please be aware that advance notice is necessary as some accommodations may require more time for the university to arrange.

Presented in partnership with Theatre Nohgaku
Building: Power Center for the Performing Arts
Event Type: Performance
Tags: Japanese Studies, Music, Theater
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Center for Japanese Studies, International Institute, Asian Languages and Cultures