“Soap Opera Cantata” (5 mins) from
Daddy’s Little Goldmine
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“50th Annual New Year’s Day Marathon” Poetry Project NYC
January 2024

Daddy’s Little Goldmine is a soap opera epic about leather, horses, and lies.

“Soap Opera Cantata” is the first episode.

Live Score by composer Ashkan Behzadi
Stephen Ira as “Chase Dimond”
and Maxe Crandall as “Daddy”

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Beautiful Moments in Popular Culture is a theater company based in Oakland. Our mission is to produce performance at odds with commercial theater and to make occasion for underproduced or forgotten theater. Before the pandemic we ran a performance series at The Stud in San Francisco, and soon we will open a venue in the air.
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Plays for Every Occasion  performance series and book project theorizing Occasional Theater