Monday, September 13, 2010

the master butchers singing club

by Marsha Norman
based upon the novel by Louise Erdrich
developed and directed by Francesca Zambello
Guthrie Theater
September 11 - November 6, 2010

Bookended by the two World Wars,The Master Butchers Singing Cluba moving story of tradition, family, love and loss, follows the life of Fidelis Waldvogel and his family, as well as Delphine Watzka and her partner Cyprian, as they adjust in their separate lives in the small town of Argus, North Dakota. As Fidelis and Delphine’s lives intertwine, the play chronicles ordinary small-town citizens as they encounter the extraordinary events — both in their insular world and in the larger world — that come to define their lives.