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Thursday 4/2
at 8:00 pm

Beowulf: A Virtual Performance

Presented by Walking Shadow Theatre Company

60 minutes

Thursday, April 2 8:00 pm
2020-04-02 20:00:002020-04-02 20:00:00America/ChicagoBeowulf: A Virtual PerformanceBEOWULF translated and adapted by CHARLIE BETHEL performed by JOHN HEIMBUCH directed by AMY RUMMENIE dramaturgy by SARAH HELLER presented by WALKING SHADOW THEATRE COMPANY promotional art by ERIK A. EVENSEN Walking Shadow Co-Artistic Director John Heimbuch performs Charlie Bethel's fierce hourlong retelling of Beowulf. This is a faithful and accessible adaptation of the classic Old English poem about a warrior king and some famous monsters, modernizing the wit, vigor, and meaty language of the original Anglo-Saxon epic. This performance is entirely online, and can be attended from the comfort of your living room! You can access it here: CLICK HERE FOR THE LIVE STREAM NOTE: The live feed will be active 15 minutes before the scheduled performance time. Please arrive early to test your connectivity. YOU DO NOT NEED A RESERVATION, just visit Walking Shadow's Facebook Page at one of these performance times: Thursday 3/26 @ 8:00pm Central Saturday 3/28 @ 8:00pm Central Sunday 3/29 @ 2:00pm Central Thursday 4/2 @ 8:00pm Central Saturday 4/4 @ 8:00pm Central Sunday 4/5 @ 2:00pm Central THIS EVENT IS FREE on Facebook. (Additional options for supporting the company will be found on our Facebook page during the show.) YOU DO NOT NEED A FACEBOOK ACCOUNT to view this livestream. Runtime: approximately one hour. Content Warning: Beowulf contains vivid descriptions of physical human/monster violence. Please contact us with any specific questions about content. Twin Cities metroT
Saturday, April 4 8:00 pm
2020-04-04 20:00:002020-04-04 20:00:00America/ChicagoBeowulf: A Virtual PerformanceBEOWULF translated and adapted by CHARLIE BETHEL performed by JOHN HEIMBUCH directed by AMY RUMMENIE dramaturgy by SARAH HELLER presented by WALKING SHADOW THEATRE COMPANY promotional art by ERIK A. EVENSEN Walking Shadow Co-Artistic Director John Heimbuch performs Charlie Bethel's fierce hourlong retelling of Beowulf. This is a faithful and accessible adaptation of the classic Old English poem about a warrior king and some famous monsters, modernizing the wit, vigor, and meaty language of the original Anglo-Saxon epic. This performance is entirely online, and can be attended from the comfort of your living room! You can access it here: CLICK HERE FOR THE LIVE STREAM NOTE: The live feed will be active 15 minutes before the scheduled performance time. Please arrive early to test your connectivity. YOU DO NOT NEED A RESERVATION, just visit Walking Shadow's Facebook Page at one of these performance times: Thursday 3/26 @ 8:00pm Central Saturday 3/28 @ 8:00pm Central Sunday 3/29 @ 2:00pm Central Thursday 4/2 @ 8:00pm Central Saturday 4/4 @ 8:00pm Central Sunday 4/5 @ 2:00pm Central THIS EVENT IS FREE on Facebook. (Additional options for supporting the company will be found on our Facebook page during the show.) YOU DO NOT NEED A FACEBOOK ACCOUNT to view this livestream. Runtime: approximately one hour. Content Warning: Beowulf contains vivid descriptions of physical human/monster violence. Please contact us with any specific questions about content. Twin Cities metroT
Sunday, April 5 2:00 pm
2020-04-05 14:00:002020-04-05 14:00:00America/ChicagoBeowulf: A Virtual PerformanceBEOWULF translated and adapted by CHARLIE BETHEL performed by JOHN HEIMBUCH directed by AMY RUMMENIE dramaturgy by SARAH HELLER presented by WALKING SHADOW THEATRE COMPANY promotional art by ERIK A. EVENSEN Walking Shadow Co-Artistic Director John Heimbuch performs Charlie Bethel's fierce hourlong retelling of Beowulf. This is a faithful and accessible adaptation of the classic Old English poem about a warrior king and some famous monsters, modernizing the wit, vigor, and meaty language of the original Anglo-Saxon epic. This performance is entirely online, and can be attended from the comfort of your living room! You can access it here: CLICK HERE FOR THE LIVE STREAM NOTE: The live feed will be active 15 minutes before the scheduled performance time. Please arrive early to test your connectivity. YOU DO NOT NEED A RESERVATION, just visit Walking Shadow's Facebook Page at one of these performance times: Thursday 3/26 @ 8:00pm Central Saturday 3/28 @ 8:00pm Central Sunday 3/29 @ 2:00pm Central Thursday 4/2 @ 8:00pm Central Saturday 4/4 @ 8:00pm Central Sunday 4/5 @ 2:00pm Central THIS EVENT IS FREE on Facebook. (Additional options for supporting the company will be found on our Facebook page during the show.) YOU DO NOT NEED A FACEBOOK ACCOUNT to view this livestream. Runtime: approximately one hour. Content Warning: Beowulf contains vivid descriptions of physical human/monster violence. Please contact us with any specific questions about content. Twin Cities metroT

Past performances

Thursday, March 26 8:00 pm
Saturday, March 28 8:00 pm
Sunday, March 29 2:00 pm
 
Drama Storytelling

BEOWULF
translated and adapted by CHARLIE BETHEL
performed by JOHN HEIMBUCH
directed by AMY RUMMENIE
dramaturgy by SARAH HELLER
presented by WALKING SHADOW THEATRE COMPANY
promotional art by ERIK A. EVENSEN

Walking Shadow Co-Artistic Director John Heimbuch performs Charlie Bethel's fierce hourlong retelling of Beowulf.

This is a faithful and accessible adaptation of the classic Old English poem about a warrior king and some famous monsters, modernizing the wit, vigor, and meaty language of the original Anglo-Saxon epic.

This performance is entirely online, and can be attended from the comfort of your living room! You can access it here:

CLICK HERE FOR THE LIVE STREAM

NOTE: The live feed will be active 15 minutes before the scheduled performance time. Please arrive early to test your connectivity.

YOU DO NOT NEED A RESERVATION, just visit Walking Shadow's Facebook Page at one of these performance times:

  • Thursday 3/26 @ 8:00pm Central
  • Saturday 3/28 @ 8:00pm Central
  • Sunday 3/29 @ 2:00pm Central
  • Thursday 4/2 @ 8:00pm Central
  • Saturday 4/4 @ 8:00pm Central
  • Sunday 4/5 @ 2:00pm Central

THIS EVENT IS FREE on Facebook. (Additional options for supporting the company will be found on our Facebook page during the show.)

YOU DO NOT NEED A FACEBOOK ACCOUNT to view this livestream.

Runtime: approximately one hour.

Content Warning: Beowulf contains vivid descriptions of physical human/monster violence. Please contact us with any specific questions about content.

Amy Rummenie Director