Spoon River Anthology by FlagShakes

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Jul 31-Aug 21

Spoon River Anthology, a collection of poems written by Edgar Lee Masters, adapted for film by Dawn Tucker, paints the colorful picture of a fictional town along the Spoon River at the turn of the 20th Century. Told through the eyes of the town’s departed residents, the anthology gives us insight into the characters' lives, their deaths, and how they intertwine.

FlagShakes has added a local touch to the production. Filmed at Riordan Mansion State Historic Park, the film features ten Arizona actors (who each play several characters) and includes original music by Flagstaff musician Sean Golightly.

The production is being edited for digital release every Friday, July 31-August 21, 2020 in four episodes:

Episode 1: A Glint of Glory

Episode 2: The People's Betrayal

Episode 3: Death Like Love

Episode 4: Ambitious Souls

Tickets will be sold per household, and will include a link to stream each week as episodes are released. For more information and to purchase tickets to Spoon River Anthology, visit flagshakes.org.

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