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A genre-defying work of new opera, drawing from two centuries of Black music by Toshi Reagon and Bernice Johnson Reagon
parableopera.com
A genre-defying work of new opera, drawing from two centuries of Black music by Toshi Reagon and Bernice Johnson Reagon parableopera.com
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    Thank you on website

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    Digital Download of 3 Song EP

    3 song EP from the opera's journey, our huge thanks + listing on a Thank you Page on our website.

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    Postcard from the Road

    Receive a signed postcard with a special greeting from us on the road, could be any where in the world - from Connecticut to Abu Dhabi + Digital Download of EPs + our huge thanks and a listing on the Thank You page of our website.

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    Acknowledgement in printed Show Programs

    Our huge thanks + a digital download of the EPs + listing in Special Thanks in the website + and acknowledgement in Parable printed programs in 2018.

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    Circle Member

    2 Tix to an official Parable performance (anywhere in the US or world, excluding New York) + our huge thanks. You cover travel and housing, we do the rest. Your name will be listed in show's programs, AND other rewards: a digital download of EPs, T-Shirt, and Postcard from the road, our huge thanks, and listing in the Special Thanks of the Show website

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    • Download of 3 Song EP
    • 2 Tix to a Parable Performance outside of NY
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    Producer's Circle

    2 Invites to a show of the New York Premiere run of Parable + meet and greet with Toshi back stage + invite to cast party + and our huge thanks. Your name will be listed in show's programs for the duration of the project. AND other rewards: a digital download of the album, T-Shirt, and Postcard from the road, our huge thanks, and your name in the credits of the show's website.

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    • A signed postcard from somewhere in the world
    • 2 Invites to NY Premiere
    • Graphic T-Shirt
    • Thanks in website
    • Listing in Program as Circle Member
    • Meet and Greet with Toshi after the show
    • Invite to Cast Party
    • 2 Tix to Toshi Reagon's Birthday Concerts
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    Toshi Reagon & Big Lovely Concert

    Host a private Big Lovely Concert and impress your friends in New York. Backer must take care of all expenses, including transportation and housing. Artist must approve location. Email us before you pull the trigger on this one so we can discuss! Available until December 2018

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    Autographed program from World Premiere

    Receive a autographed copy of the program from the world premiere at The Arts Center in NYU Abu Dhabi+download of EPs and thanks in website + our huge thanks!

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    • Signed Program from World Premiere
    • Download of 3 Song EP
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    Special Edition T-shirt

    A Special Edition T-shirt with artwork inspired by the opera and our huge thanks + a digital download of EPs + a listing on the Thank You Page of our website.

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    Birthday Concerts

    Toshi Reagon/ BigLovely's annual birthday shows have become a staple of the New York performance ecosystem: come celebrate the love at Joe's Pub in January 22-24, 2018 + Digital download of EPs + a listing on the Thank You Page of our website. (does not include Drink minimum)

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    • 2 Tix to Toshi Reagon's Birthday Concerts
    • Thanks in website
    • Download of 3 Song EP
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    Directors' Circle

    2 Invites to a show of the New York Premiere run of Parable + meet and greet with Toshi after the show + our huge thanks. Your name will be listed in show's programs for the duration of the project. AND other rewards: a digital download of the album, T-Shirt, and Postcard from the road, our huge thanks, and your name in the credits of the show's website.

    Includes:
    • A signed postcard from somewhere in the world
    • Download of 3 Song EP
    • 2 Invites to NY Premiere
    • Listing in Program as Circle Member
    • Meet and Greet with Toshi after the show
    • Invite to Cast Party
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    Leadership Circle

    Be a sponsor of the entire show. We will mention your name on all programs and our website. Your support will go directly to paying for artists' fees, materials and equipment. Not only will we give you the rewards entitled to other levels, we will send you special updates of the show every quarter. (does not include Big Lovely Concert)

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    • Download of 3 Song EP
    • A signed postcard from somewhere in the world
    • Graphic T-Shirt
    • Listing in Program as Leadership Circle Member
    • 2 Invites to NY Premiere
    • Signed Program from World Premiere
    • Meet and Greet with Toshi after the show
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