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Susurrus


The piece includes about a mile of walking with some stairs and un-paved pathways. Performances take place rain or shine, umbrellas provided in case of rain.

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Susurrus

September 16 - October 23, 2011

By David Leddy

San Diego Botanic Garden
A Without Walls Presentation

ADVANCED RESERVATIONS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED
All performances take place at the San Diego Botanic Garden 230 Quail Gardens Drive, Encinitas, California.

Susurrus is a fascinating, site-specific piece by internationally-renowned artist David Leddy that will launch the Playhouse’s innovative Without Walls program. Audiences listen on iPods while following a mapped route through the beautiful San Diego Botanic Garden. Part radio play, part avant-garde sonic art and part stroll in the park, Susurrus offers the listener a poignant story of love and loss. Contains adult themes. Recommended for a mature audience.

Performance Dates Added:
October 8, 9, 14, 16, 21, 22, 23



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Tickets:
$20
Additional $2 cash parking fee payable at garden.

Run Time:
90 minutes

Performance Times:
Thursday – Sunday. Admission times available every 15 minutes between 9:00am and 4:00pm. Advanced reservations strongly recommended.

 
San Diego Botanic Gardens

Recommendations for an afternoon at the Botanic Garden:

  • • Wear walking/hiking shoes
  • • Bring a bottle of water
  • • Wear sunscreen, sunglasses or a hat
  • • Arrive early to park ($2 per car)
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San Diego Botanical Gardens

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“A fascinating theatrical adventure that should not be missed.”

- North County

"David Leddy's Susurrus…is both a clever refraction of Shakespeare's themes and a distinct drama in its own right."

- The Guardian

“One of the wonders of Susurrus – besides thoughtfully raising questions about precisely how much
you can strip away from a show and still consider it to be ‘theater’ – is the way the listener participates
in its ultimate meaning and marries the narrative with the changing, visible landscape.”

- AnnArbor.com

"A magical blend of sorrow, anger, compassion, excellent writing and magnificent music."

- The Scotsman

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