DePauw Opera: "Street Scene"
MUSIC BY KURT WEILL
PRODUCED AND DIRECTED BY JOACHIM SCHAMBERGER
MUSIC DIRECTION BY ORCENITH SMITH
Thursday-Saturday, Feb. 9-11 | 7:30 P.M.
Sunday, Feb. 12 | 2 P.M.
DePauw Opera presents Kurt Weill's groundbreaking "Street Scene," with lyrics by poet Langston Hughes and book by Elmer Rice. The 1947 winner of the first Tony Award for Best Original Score, "Street Scene" is considered by some to be Weill's masterpiece.
This production is part of the DePauw Interdisciplinary Festival, which includes Music Unwound, a two-week residency by cultural historian Joseph Horowitz that will take place in Greencastle, Indiana, Jan. 11-15 and Feb. 6-11, 2017. For a full schedule of events, including lectures, concerts, roundtables and performances, visit music.depauw.edu/events/interdisciplinary.
A free 40-minute pre-opera talk will be given by Joe Horowitz on "Kurt Weill's America" on Thursday and Friday at 6:30 p.m. in Thompson Recital Hall.
Thursday's opening night performance will be followed by a reception in the Great Hall. A talk-back session with director Joachim Schamberger and historian Joe Horowitz will be offered after the opera on Friday.
This performance is funded, in part, by The Kurt Weill Foundation, Inc. New York, NY.
Music Unwound is supported by funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Length of the opera performance is approximately two hours and 18 minutes.
Green Center for the Performing Arts, Moore Theatre (View)
605 S. College Ave.
Greencastle, IN 46135
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