The Cradle Will Rock

By Marc Blitzstein | Directed by Emily Ranii | Music Direction by Catherine Stornetta | Choregraphy by McCaela Donovan

Presented by Boston University College of Fine Arts
South End / Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA
12/14/2016 - 12/18/2016


A Brechtian allegory of corruption and corporate greed that includes a panoply of societal figures. Set in "Steeltown, USA," it follows the efforts of Larry Foreman to unionize the town's workers and combat wicked, greedy businessman Mr. Mister, who controls the town's factory, press, church, and social organization. 

Sponsored in part by the Stewart F. Lane and Bonnie Comley Musical Theatre Fund.

Approximate running time: 1 hour, 40 minutes, with no intermission. 

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