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Special Event -

I've been improvising a LIVE score & soundscape for a series of special readings of

Shakespeare's RICHARD III - with Al Pacino and a stellar cast -

Sept 13, 14, 19, 24, 27 ; Nov 1, 3, 9, 16, 2023; March 4, 2024 - 

with more performances coming later in 2024 - details coming soon -

all presented as a benefit for arts departments whose budgets are being cut throughout LA

This is my second collaboration with Al Pacino, and a very exciting one -

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RICHARD III in performance, Burbank, CA, 3/4/24 - Al Pacino in the center, musicians below to the right - MR, Anna Hibbert, Caleb Jones - 
& cast including Wayne T. Carr, Jin Maley, Hamish Linklater, Lily Rabe, Chris Butler, KT Vogt

it was a great pleasure and privilege to compose the score
for a new work-in-progress collaboration - 

with Al Pacino -

- an exploration into Shakespeare and politics
via Julius Caesar & Mark Antony - 
the first preview performance was June 23, 2022
click for details
there will be more performances eventually, tbd -
& more excerpts from the score coming soon - stay tuned - 

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LupercalMichael Roth
00:00 / 02:20
Make a RingMichael Roth
00:00 / 01:24
Steal Your HeartsMichael Roth
00:00 / 02:18
Here is the Will Michael Roth
00:00 / 02:40
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thanks to Ben Donenberg, Jon Gottlieb, James Grabowski, Anna Hibbert, Natalie Houle,
musicians Myra Hinrichs, Duncan Moore, John Reilly, Peter Sprague -
American Jewish University, Shakespeare Center LA - and Al - and all

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Richard III rehearsal with Al Pacino
Richard III rehearsal for Al Pacino
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