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Beth Morrison presents Persona
May 5, 2016 at 7:00 pm–8:30 pm
Persona. Music by Keeril Makan. Libretto by Jay Scheib after the film by Ingmar Bergman. Driceted by Jay Scheib and conducted by Evan Ziporyn. Featuring Either/Or Ensemble and starring soprano Amanda Crider with actress Lacey Dorn.
Persona is a provocative, highly cerebral, and artistically complex opera-theatre depiction of human frailty, cruelty, and identity. The libretto has been adapted from Ingmar Bergman’s original screenplay for the 1966 classic film, which has been described as a penetrating, dreamlike work of profound psychological depth dealing with ontological subjectivity and the gaze of cinema itself.
For ArtWeek, please join us for a talk-back with Beth Morrison and artists following the show. Please use code “ArtWeek2016” to purchase discounted $5 tickets.