Preview: "Storm Chaser: A piece with the Cleveland Orchestra makes waves at the Cleveland Play House"

Cleveland Magazine has published a preview of the upcoming collaboration between Cleveland Play House and The Cleveland Orchestra, led by Associate Conductor Brett Mitchell:

In an instant, her world is swept away. Aurora, the young protagonist in The Good Peaches, running April 14-16 at the Cleveland Play House, must learn to cope after a flood claims her family and village. Although the play has a minimalist set and only three speaking actors, the flood is portrayed through a more visceral medium: music from an onstage orchestra. The third collaboration between the Cleveland Play House and the Cleveland Orchestra, The Good Peaches is written by Pulitzer Prize-winner Quiara Alegrí­a Hudes and directed by Cleveland Play House artistic director Laura Kepley. After collaborative brainstorming, Hudes selected two pieces of music from options chosen by Cleveland Orchestra associate conductor Brett Mitchell and wrote the play while listening to them. We take note of how the music carries two key scenes.

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