The MUSIC of HUMANITY’S CHILD
was created with a strategy in mind:
to be familiar enough to be accessible
and original enough to be...well...original.
Composer John McDonnell Tierney draws
“classical” and “pop” styles and forms while,
at the same time, expanding and stretching to venture into art.
Building on a basic structure of five principle themes
– Fear, Joy, Action,Vision, and Mission–
the show features songs inspired by these
fundamental ideas and human experiences.
ACT I - FEAR
DANCE OF THE
BOOGIEMAN (8:57) is an extended three-part production piece.
Part I begins with “tribal drums” that morph into a thundering exposition of demonic
voices and demonic characters (The Minions!). Part II is an instrumental nightmare
with The Boogieman. Part III brings bad dreams to a bone-shaking percussion climax.
ACT II – JOY
ACT III - ACTION
ACT IV – VISION
ACT V – MISSION