The TEAM and National Theatre of Scotland performs "Anything That Gives Off Light"
Venue: Moss Arts Center at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg
Date: Friday, March 1, 2019
Time: 7:30 - 9:30 PM
Event Types: Arts & Theatre
Cost:
Adult Tickets (based on seat location):
• Category A: $45.00
• Category B: $35.00
• Category C: $20.00

Students and Children 18 & Under: $10.00

Description:
The Moss Arts Center at Virginia Tech presents The TEAM and National Theatre of Scotland performing "Anything That Gives Off Light" on Friday, March 1, 2019 and Saturday, March 2, 2019.

National mythologies and personal histories collide in this rowdy collaboration between The TEAM and the National Theatre of Scotland. An American woman and two Scotsmen meet in a London pub, nursing their individual grievances and sense of political betrayal. When the ashes of a legendary social activist and feisty grandmother demand to be laid to rest, the trio head off on a transformative journey between the past and present, the real and imagined, Scottish highlands and Appalachian mountains, in search of a fitting ending.

In 2016 the artists spent two weeks in residence at Virginia Tech, meeting with people throughout the New River Valley to learn about the cultural and political legacy of the Scots and Scotch-Irish in the area. This research helped shape this performance, which features a throbbing score by award-winning duo the Bengsons that mixes the Scottish-American folk tradition with stomping punk and the TEAM’s trademark athletic performance style.

Tickets can be purchased online, in person at the Moss Arts Center Box Office Monday-Friday from 10 am - 5:30 pm and Saturday 10 am - 4 pm and by phone at 540-231-5300.

To purchase tickets online, visit: https://artscenter.vt.edu/performances/the-team.html.

Written by Jessica Almasy, Davey Anderson, Fraser Ayres, Rachel Chavkin, Brian Ferguson, and Alexander Grierson. Music and lyrics by The Bengsons. Created in collaboration with Matt Hubbs, Nick Vaughan, Brian Hastert, and Libby King.

Directed by Rachel Chavkin, with associate director Davey Anderson
A co-production by the TEAM, National Theatre of Scotland, and Edinburgh International Festival.

For more information, visit: http://artscenter.vt.edu/ or https://www.facebook.com/artscenteratvt.
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