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New film about Philip Glass, Robert Wilson, Einstein on the Beach, and the connection between physics, opera, and human imagination.
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    ACCESS

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    MY (JOHN WALTER'S) LIFE/ART NOTECARDS

    Receive a PDF of the Life/Art notecards I placed around my cutting room while editing The Earth Moves. + The above.

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    MALKOVICH’S MOVIE MEAL

    Mr. Mudd Executive Producer John Malkovich offers his pasta recipe to accompany your favorite cinematic experience. It's delicious, but not vegetarian friendly. Happy eating! + All the above.

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    JOHN WALTER'S EINSTEIN ON THE BEACH SYLLABUS

    Get a digital list of research material, photos and inspiration behind The Earth Moves documentary from director, John Walter. + All digital rewards above.

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    THE EARTH MOVES PLAYBILL

    Receive a digital playbill that dives into the world of Einstein on the Beach and of our film. Complete with archival photos, interviews, and press clippings for past productions of Einstein on the Beach. + All the above.

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    DIGITAL DOWNLOAD OF THE EARTH MOVES

    Receive a digital download of The Earth Moves when it's available. + All the above.

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    SCANNED FIRST PAGE OF THE EINSTEIN ON THE BEACH SCORE

    Receive a digital download of the first page of the Einstein on the Beach score, handwritten by Philip Glass. + All the above.

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    LIMITED EDITION EARTH MOVES TEE

    Receive a limited edition shirt designed exclusively for our campaign by artist and friend Nadia Anderson. + All the above.

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    COPY OF EINSTEIN ON THE BEACH SOUNDTRACK AND DVD

    Receive a physical copy of the CD/DVD package of the live performance and opera of Einstein on the Beach. + All digital rewards above.

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    MONSTERS OF GRACE COMPLETE CD

    Receive a CD of Philip Glass and Robert Wilson’s third opera, “Monsters of Grace.” + All digital rewards above.

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    LIMITED EDITION BEACH TOWEL AND TOTE

    Receive a limited edition Einstein on the Beach (beach) towel and The Earth Moves tote. Both available only during this campaign. + All digital rewards above.

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    PHILIP GLASS AND ROBERT WILSON DUET​

    Receive a CD set complete with two of Philip Glass and Robert Wilsons operas (Einstein on the Beach and Monsters of Grace) and one copy of the Einstein on the Beach CD/DVD set which includes "The Changing Image of Opera." ​+ All digital rewards above.

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    SIGNED BEING JOHN MALKOVICH POSTER

    Receive a rare Being John Malkovich poster signed by John Malkovich. + All digital rewards above.

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    ICONIC KICKSTARTER EXCLUSIVE POSTER

    Receive a Kickstarter exclusive poster, designed by Richard Landry and only available during this campaign. + All digital rewards above.

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    GET AN EINSTEIN ON THE BEACH STAR (IN SPACE!)

    Have a star in the official Einstein on the Beach star cluster named after you or someone you love. The star will forever burn brightly alongside stars named after Robert Wilson and Philip Glass. + All digital rewards above.

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    PHILIP GLASS JIGSAW PUZZLE

    Receive a limited edition jigsaw 1,000 piece puzzle of Chuck Close's portrait of Philip Glass. Available only during this campaign. + All digital rewards above.

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    TWO TICKETS TO A SCREENING OF THE EARTH MOVES

    Receive two tickets to an exclusive screening of The Earth Moves in New York City. Travel and accommodations not included. + All digital rewards above.

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    CHUCK CLOSE GAP T-SHIRT

    Receive one of the last remaining Chuck Close's Philip Glass t-shirt for the GAP's Whitney Biennial Artist Edition Collection. + All digital rewards above.

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    SIGNED CHUCK TAYLORS

    Receive a pair of custom Chuck Taylors signed by Philip Glass and Robert Wilson. + All digital rewards below.

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    PAIR OF TICKETS TO THE ANNUAL TIBET HOUSE US BENEFIT CONCERT

    Receive two tickets (with exclusive rehearsal access!) to the Annual Tibet House US Benefit Concert, hosted by Philip Glass at Carnegie Hall in early 2016. Past performers include Patti Smith and The Flaming Lips. Travel and accommodations not included. + All digital rewards above.

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    BAM TICKETS AND BACKSTAGE TOUR

    Receive a pair of tickets for Executive Producer seats to a BAM Next Wave show of your choice. The show will be followed by a backstage tour with BAM's Director of Production, Neil Kutner. BAM swag included. Travel and accommodations not included.

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    PAIR OF SEASON PASSES (WITH BACKSTAGE ACCESS!) TO PHILIP GLASS'S DAYS & NIGHTS FESTIVAL

    Receive a pair of season passes (with backstage access!) to Philip Glass's Days and Nights Festival this September 24th-27th in Big Sur, CA. Travel and accommodations not included. + All digital rewards above.

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    DOG AND PONY SHOW IN THE CUTTING ROOM.

    By selecting this reward, you are opting in to a Dog and Pony Show in my (John Walter's) Cutting Room. I will show the film, explain my inspiration, and give you a tour of my extensive Einstein library. Travel and accommodations are not included. + All digital rewards above.

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    YOUR SCRIPT CRITIQUED BY THE MAKERS OF THE EARTH MOVES

    A member of the Mr. Mudd team will critique your script. Plus, receive a personal critique from a producer of The Earth Moves. + All digital rewards above.

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    DINNER WITH THE FILMMAKERS OF THE EARTH MOVES

    Enjoy a dinner hosted by the filmmakers of The Earth Moves in New York City. Travel and accommodations not included. + All digital rewards above.

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    COPY OF EINSTEIN ON THE BEACH SOUNDTRACK AND DVD

    Receive a physical copy of the CD/DVD package of the live performance and opera of Einstein on the Beach. + All digital rewards above.

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    SIGNED COPY OF PHILIP GLASS' MEMOIR

    Receive a copy of Words Without Music signed by Philip Glass. Includes a personalized greeting from Glass. + All digital rewards above.

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    SIGNED COPY OF PHILIP GLASS' MEMOIR

    Receive a copy of Words Without Music signed by Philip Glass. Includes a personalized greeting from Glass. + All digital rewards above.

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    ALBERT EINSTEIN SUPER PACK

    You’ll receive a collection of work exploring the life and work of Albert Einstein that inspired Wilson and Glass during the creation of Einstein on the Beach.

    Here is a list of books and DVDs included in the Einstein Super Pack:

    - Einstein. The Life and Times
    (same biography read by Philip Glass while working on Einstein on the Beach).

    - Relativity- The Special and General Theory.

    - The Universe and Dr. Einstein.

    - On the Beach by Nevil Shute.

    - America’s Atomic Bomb Tests
    (3 set DVD pack).

    - One Einstein plush doll.

    + All digital rewards above.

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    ROBERT WILSON SUPER PACK

    You’ll receive a collection of work exploring the life and work of Robert Wilson.

    Here is a list of media included in the Robert Wilson Super Pack:

    - The Theater of Images,
    an exploration of the revolutionary work by Wilson

    - CD copy of The Forest,
    Wilson’s 1988 opera with music from Talking Heads’ David Byrne.

    - Robert Wilson’s Vision by Trevor Fairbrother

    - A copy of Teatro alla Scala’s production of Il Ritorno d’Ulisse In Patria, an opera in a prologue and five acts set by Claudio Monteverdi and directed by Robert Wilson.

    + All digital rewards above.

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    PHILIP GLASS SUPER PACK

    You’ll receive a collection of work exploring the influence of Philip Glass on minimalist
    music and culture in the New York avant-garde art scene.

    Here is a list of media included in the Philip Glass Super Pack:

    - Issue 79 of the Fader featuring Philip Glass

    - Four Musical Minimalists by Keith Potter

    - Experimentalism Otherwise- The New York Avant-Garde and Its Limits by Benjamin Piekut

    - Playbill from the 1976 Einstein on the Beach performance.

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    BAM EINSTEIN ON THE BEACH VIEWMASTER

    Receive a rare Einstein on the Beach viewmaster from the Brooklyn Academy of Music's archive. + All digital rewards above.

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    FIRST PAGE OF EINSTEIN ON THE BEACH

    Receive the first page of the Einstein on the Beach score, handwritten by Philip Glass. Only 2 available in the world––1 of which is being offered here, exclusively on Kickstarter. + All digital rewards above.

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