Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

October 9, 2020
by jenniferpuryear

Friday Night Special: It’s a Love Song (Hadestown #2)

In October, I’m going to “Hadestown”. Will you join me, friends? It’s just – a visit. In the beginning, there’s Orpheus and Eurydice. Orpheus – poet and musician – is writing a song so beautiful that spring will return to a cold, embittered world. Eurydice shivers in her threadbare coat. Orpheus sees her and that thing happens when your eyes are altered. “Don’t come on …

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October 6, 2020
by jenniferpuryear

October Special: “Hadestown” (Hadestown #1)

  Please join me, Bacon friends, on a journey to the Underworld this fall. We’ll travel a dark and glittering road to Hadestown, where love goes to die. Where love is lost – and found. While the Fates sing their old, old song. “Hadestown” opened on Broadway in March of 2019, receiving 14 Tony nominations and winning 7, including “Best Musical”. It’s the best musical …

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