Taylor Mac, winner of the 2015 Herb Alpert Award in the Arts for theater is to make his Los Angeles Debut with A 24-Decade History of Popular Music

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The 20th Century Abridged, Presented by CAP UCLA at Royce Hall, Saturday, March 12

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Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA (CAP UCLA) is proud to present the Los Angeles , March 12 at Royce Hall. Macwill perform A 24-Decade History of Popular Music: The 20th Century Abridged, part of Mac’s ambitious, multi-year effort to chart the 24-decade history of popular music in America. ArtForum has called the project, A 24- Decade History of Popular Music, a “face-wrenchingly funny…chronicle of sex, repression, expression, and community” and said, “Mac is a master performer, riveting storyteller, and charismatic, otherworldly creature, dressed to the tens in artist/designer Machine Dazzle’s magnificent metamorphic glitz.”

The Royce Hall performance will feature a five-piece band and surprise L.A.-based guest artists, including Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles®— America’s first all-female mariachi ensemble.

Taylor Mac will perform A 24-Decade History of Popular Music: The 20th Century Abridged Sat., Mar 12 at 8pm. Tickets, $19-$39, are available now at cap.ucla.edu, via Ticketmaster and at the UCLA Central Ticket Office at 310.825.2101.

Taylor Mac has garnered acclaim as a playwright, actor, singersongwriter, cabaret performer, performance artist, director and producer, for work ranging from Mac’s OBIE Award-winning piece The Lily’s Revenge to Mac’s critically lauded collaboration with Mandy Patinkin, Susan Stroman and Paul Ford, The Last Two People On Earth: An Apocalyptic Vaudeville, which co-stars Mac and Patinkin. Mac made many top critics’
Best Theater of 2015 lists for Hir, a dark comedy that made its New York premiere at Playwrights Horizons in the fall. The New York Times described Hir, Mac’s Off-Broadway playwrighting debut, as “sensational in all senses of the word” and called Mac “immensely gifted.”

General tickets are available at http://www.cap.ucla.edu, all Ticketmaster
outlets, by phone at 310.825.2101 or in person at the UCLA Central Ticket
Office on campus. $15 UCLA Student tickets and $25 UCLA Faculty & Staff


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