Thu, April 08, 2021 - 8:00 PM

In Our Daughter’s Eyes

REDCAT: The Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater

A heartfelt new work by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Du Yun and writer/director Michael Joseph McQuilken, created with and starring baritone Nathan Gunn.  Conducted by Julian Wachner. 

Told through the perspective of a new father, In Our Daughter’s Eyes shows the journey of the protagonist as he wrestles with truly becoming a man that his daughter would be proud of.

Composer Du Yun: “relentless originality and unflinching social conscience” – The New Yorker

Location

REDCAT: The Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater

631 W 2nd St, Los Angeles, CA 90012

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