This performance has been canceled for the 2020-2021 season, but has been rescheduled to the 2021-2022 season, with date, time, and venue to be announced in Spring 2021. Ticket sales for the rescheduled performance will begin at next season's subscription sales launch.
Taylor Mac is the American theater’s most beloved maximalist and a 2017 MacArthur Fellow. Creating extravagant performances with jester-like magnetism, Mac’s work reflects the vast mosaic of the American imagination. Mac is your mischievous guide, with whom you will experience an abridged version of his epic 24-hour performance art concert, which deciphers the social history of the country through popular songs ranging from “She’ll Be Coming Round the Mountain” to disco. The show is a dazzling experience that reflects our nation’s varied and sometimes dysfunctional story while reinvigorating our sense of national possibility. A 24-Decade History of Popular Music is the winner of the 2017 Edward M. Kennedy Prize for Drama Inspired by American History and a finalist for the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.
“Taylor Mac seduces you, breaks your heart, patches it back up again and sews sequins along the scars.”The Irish Times