Black Violet Act II: The Great Exodus of the Tamed at Mayne Stage




7:00pm (Central)


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Fifth House Ensemble is excited to bring Black Violet Act II: The Great Exodus of the Tamed, its landmark graphic novel collaboration with local artist Ezra Claytan Daniels, back to Mayne Stage! This gripping performance melds vivid imagery and riveting narrative with music of the highest caliber as graphic novel slides illustrate the story.

Dmitri Shostakovich — Piano Quintet Op. 57
Sergei Prokofiev — Quintet Op. 39
John Harbison — Quintet for Winds
Ernest Bloch — Prayer
Caleb Burhans — In Time of Desperation

Historical Consultant: Kristen Klebba
Story and Illustrations by Ezra Claytan Daniels

This performance is sponsored in part by Whole Foods Chicago and Goose Island.