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The Tallest Tree in the Forest

 
NY Premiere
 
Mar 22—Mar 29, 2015
 
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RUN TIME: Approx 2hrs (with intermission)
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Tectonic Theater Project
Written and performed by Daniel Beaty
Directed by Moisés Kaufman

"A must see!"
—The Examiner

Legendary performer and political activist Paul Robeson is celebrated in song and story by Daniel Beaty (Emergency, The Public Theater) in this bravura solo play, directed by Moisés Kaufman (The Laramie Project Cycle, 2013 Winter/Spring). Seamlessly incorporating photos, audio, and video footage, The Tallest Tree in the Forest captures Robeson’s multifaceted history—from football heroics, to triumphs on Broadway and London’s West End, to radical politics and McCarthy-era defiance. With unflagging energy and incisiveness—and performing a stunning rendition of “Ol’ Man River”—Beaty sheds light on one of the 20th century’s most dynamic lives.

Music direction, incidental music, and arrangements by Kenny J. Seymour
Set design by Derek McLane
Costume design by Clint Ramos
Lighting design by David Lander
Sound design by Lindsay Jones
Projection design by John Narun
Dramaturgy by Carlyn Aquiline

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The Tallest Tree in the Forest
 

We hope this study guide will enrich a study of The Tallest Tree in the Forest.