Toshi Reagon’s Operatic Adaptation of ‘Parable of the Sower’

Toshi Reagon

Musician Toshi Reagon and her mother, Bernice Johnson Reagon, adapted Octavia E. Butler‘s award-winning sci-fi novel,¬†Parable of the Sower, into a folk opera. Toshi joined the Morning Show to talk about the fruition of the project after many years of wanting to adapt the book musically. There is only one performance, Friday, Apr. 26th at 7:30 p.m. at O’Shaughnessy at St. Catherine University in St. Paul.

Originally aired Thursday, Apr. 25, 2019 on the Morning Show with Emily Reese.