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Taylor Mac, A 24-Decade History of Popular Music, San Francisco

September 10, 2017 - September 28, 2017

Taylor Mac, Danton BollerEqual parts community organizer, Elizabethan fool and bedazzled bon vivant, Taylor Mac has created internationally award-winning performance events that at once provoke and embrace his diverse audience. Mac is beloved for his iconic beauty, disarming vulnerability, and soaring spirit. Drawing from his current project, A 24 Decade History of Popular Music, which was developed in part at the Sundance Institute Theatre Lab and includes an epic performance over 24 continuous hours, this show will kick off MLK Week on campus and feature songs from 1946-1976, from the Civil Rights Movement to the Stonewall Riots.

Taylor Mac seduces you, breaks your heart, patches it back up again and sews sequins along the scars.” – The Irish Times

“Taylor Mac gave me one of the great experiences of my life. I’ve slept on it, and I’m sure.” – The New York Times

“The greatest theatrical feat ever…” – OUT 100 2016

The New York Times 2016 Best Theatre and Best Performances of 2016 lists


September 10, 2017
September 28, 2017


Curran Theater and Stanford Live Arts in Association with the Magic Theater
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