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The Wastelands

Presented by Buttermilk Falls Folk School and Retreat Center at Philadelphia Community Farm, Osceola WI

Sep 29 2017
Oct 01 2017
The Wastelands

A traveling folk opera based on Dante’s Purgatorio.

Children of the Wild, a theatre and film ensemble in residence at Philadelphia Community Farm, is holding a free performance in Osceola, WI of an original folk opera entitled The Wastelands, Friday Sept. 29th through Sunday October 1st.

The Wastelands is a reimagining of Dante Alighieri’s epic poem Purgatorio, taking audiences on a visceral outdoor journey through the seven stages of grief by weaving music, movement, imagery, and local testimony in connection with local struggles to protect

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Free Admission.

A hat will be passed for donations after the show during the reception. The performance is outdoors, involves traveling less than .2 miles, and proceeds rain or shine; please bring good walking shoes, a chair you can carry if you desire, and an umbrella if it looks like rain.

Contact: 715-294-4048

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Additional time info:

When: Friday, September 29 at 5:00pm

        Saturday, September 30 at 5:00pm

        ***Sunday, October 1 at 3:00pm ** Note earlier start!

The performance runs 75 minutes with a musical pre-prologue & reception and dialogue to follow.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Philadelphia Community Farm

599 280th St, Osceola, WI

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