​​BRING  LA GIARA (THE WATER JUG)  TO YOUR  STAGE 

SHOW VERSIONS:


CONCERT  PERFORMANCE WITH NARRATOR

Elegant concert performance of the compelling music of La Giara, with story told by engaging narrator


STAGED VERSION WITH CHARACTER NARRATION

​Characters sing and narrate comedic and dramatic scenes of the show with minimal set and historic video projections


LA GIARA IN DEVELOPMENT - RESIDENCY PROGRAM

Residency Program -  Workshop/Develop La Giara on your premises. Explore direction,  puppetry, choreography, lighting design, video integration, and set concepts to prepare performance for your audience or community.


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PERFORMANCE DETAILS:


LA GIARA  SHOW DURATION:      2 HOURS AND 20 MINUTES -  PERFORMED IN  2 ACTS


TYPE OF SHOW: AN ORIGINAL  MUSICAL MEMOIR - A DRAMATIC AND COMEDIC WORK  WITH MOVING STORY AND  MEMORABLE  SONGS

 

MUSIC ELEMENTS:  ENGLISH, MUSICAL THEATER, SEMI-OPERATIC,  RAGTIME,  ITALIAN FOLK,  AND  BRAZILIAN CHORO


LA GIARA TRAVELING TROUPE AND TECH: 


4 - 6 VOCALISTS  (2/3 FEMALES, 2/3 MALES)

1 NARRATOR

4 MUSICIANS:  PIANO, GUITAR, BASS AND ACCORDION

1 TECH:  VIDEO INTEGRATION  

SOUND  (IF NOT PROVIDED)

LIGHTING  (FLEXIBLE)

SET  (NOT REQUIRED)


AUDIENCE AGE:  18 AND UP 


THEMES:  THE AMERICAN IMMIGRATION EXPERIENCE, BASED ON A TRUE STORY WITH THEMES ABOUT LOVE, LONGING, FAMILY CONNECTIONS, TRANSCENDING OPPRESSION, TRANSITIONS AND JOURNEYS,  WITH UPLIFTING CONTENT APPEALING TO MULIT-GENERATIONAL  AND MULTI-CULTURAL  AUDIENCES 


TIMING OF STORY:  1860  TO  PRESENT


SETTING OF STORY:  SICILY, PHILADELPHIA,  COLORADO


FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:       

info@minasmusic.com 

pkinghad@gmail.com

610-623-3197


BOOK, LYRICS AND MUSIC BY PATRICIA KING HADDAD