Alloy Orchestra

    Sat, Jan 25, 2014

    Times: 8:00pm

    Venue: Somerville Theatre

    55 Davis Square, Somerville, MA 02144

    Contact:

    Jennifer Fortin

    jennifer@worldmusic.org

    (617) 876-4275

    +Save to My Trips

    0 people saved this

    The latest score by Alloy Orchestra accompanies He Who Gets Slapped, a little-known but sensational silent melodrama made in Hollywood by the acclaimed Swedish-born director Victor Sjastram. Lon Chaney, the Man of a Thousand Faces, plays a brilliant scientist who loses both his groundbreaking research and his wife to a dishonest man. Wounded, he joins the circus and becomes a sad clown who suffers repeated humiliation and abuse--to the delight of hundreds of spectators. This piercing film, shown in a restored version from George Eastman House, may have inspired Josef von Sternberg's The Blue Angel and Ingmar Bergman's The Naked Night/Sawdust and Tinsel and is a perfect fit for Alloy's unique instrumentation. $25.00

    Website

    5 Spots for a Labor Day Getaway in Massachusetts

    The changing of the seasons officially takes place on September 23, although with school and work...

    Read Today's Blog Post

    Want to see more?
    Search All Listings Here.