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Ghost Brothers of Darkland County

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Saturday Nov 15, 2014 8:00PM Warner Theatre Washington, DC Buy Tickets More Info
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Saturday Nov 8, 2014 8:00PM Collins Center for the Arts Orono, ME Buy Tickets More Info
Sunday Nov 9, 2014 2:00PM Collins Center for the Arts Orono, ME Buy Tickets More Info
Tuesday Nov 11, 2014 7:30PM Massey Hall Toronto, ON Buy Tickets More Info
Thursday Nov 13, 2014 8:00PM Merriam Theatre Philadelphia, PA Buy Tickets More Info
Friday Nov 14, 2014 8:00PM Durham Performing Arts Center Durham, NC Buy Tickets More Info
Saturday Nov 15, 2014 8:00PM Warner Theatre Washington, DC Buy Tickets More Info
Sunday Nov 16, 2014 7:30PM Lyric Opera House Baltimore, MD Buy Tickets More Info
Tuesday Nov 18, 2014 8:00PM Count Basie Theatre Red Bank, NJ Buy Tickets More Info
Thursday Nov 20, 2014 7:30PM Merrill Auditorium Portland, ME Buy Tickets More Info
Friday Nov 21, 2014 8:00PM Colonial Theatre Boston, MA Buy Tickets More Info

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This extraordinary collaboration 16 years in the making is a haunting tale of fraternal love, lust, jealousy and revenge, performed by an ensemble cast of 15 actors and a four-piece live band,...

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This extraordinary collaboration 16 years in the making is a haunting tale of fraternal love, lust, jealousy and revenge, performed by an ensemble cast of 15 actors and a four-piece live band, comprised of members of John Mellencamp’s band. The staging of Ghost Brothers is an amalgam of different styles – both old fashioned, resembling an old-style radio show, and yet, modern and unique in its interactive use of storytelling, music and singing to move the macabre Ghost Brothers story forward.

 The story goes that Joe McCandless saw his two older brothers battle over a girl which ended in the unfortunate deaths of all three. Now with Joe as an adult and two boys of his own, he’s watching an all too familiar scenario play out before his eyes. As the story continues, a malevolent Shape circles the stage, singing about heaven and hell. Joe McCandless lingers in the  dream-land  café, remembering  the  events  of  his  life, and is urged to action by the friendly bartender. In 2007, he goes to his family cabin inDarkland County,Mississippi, where his brothers died in 1967, to tell his own sons Frank and Drake his tale of brotherly love gone sour. With his sons at each other’s throats, Joe’s story will either save or destroy the McCandless family. Will Joe bring himself to tell the truth in time to save his own sons? Find out whether the ghosts left behind will help him—or tear the McCandless family apart forever.