The Kushner Trilogy

March 2010

Choral trilogy by Michael Shaieb based on three settings of text adapted from plays by Tony Kushner.

  1. It Is Very Simple
    Text adapted from Homebody/Kabul, Act III, Scene 1.
  2. There Is A Little House In Heaven
    Text adapted from Hydriotaphia, Act I: Contemptus Mundi
  3. I Want More Life
    Text adapted from Angels in America: Perestroika, Scene 5

Commissioned by the Twin Cities Gay Men’s Chorus, Dr. Stan Hill, Artistic Director, in part for the Guthrie Theater Tony Kushner Celebration, April 2009.

Made possible through the generosity of Jeffrey D. Bores and Michael Hawkins.


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History

April 2, 2016
“A Night At Northrop” concert

Twin Cities Gay Men’s Chorus
Carlson Family Stage
Northrop, University of Minnesota Campus
Minneapolis, MN

April 1, 2016
April 2, 2016

“When I Knew” concert

Des Moines Gay Men’s Chorus
“I Want More Life”
First Unitarian Church
Des Moines, IA

July 10, 2012
GALA 2012 Concert Block

San Diego Gay Men’s Chorus
“I Want More Life”
Ellie Caulkins Opera House
Denver, CO

March 26, 2010
March 27, 2010

World Premiere

Twin Cities Gay Men’s Chorus
“The Kushner Trilogy”
Tedd Mann Hall, University of Minnesota Campus
Minneapolis, MN

April 18, 2009
World Premiere

Twin Cities Gay Men’s Chorus
“I Want More Life”
Kick-Off to Kushner event
Guthrie Theater
Minneapolis, MN


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