Sat, October 20, 2018 - 8:00 PM

Anna Christie

The Rose Nagelberg Theatre at Baruch Performing Arts Center

"...straddles the boundary between musical theater and opera." -- New York Times 

"Encompass opera performances have been rare theatrical experiences...and staged in past seasons with unusual distinction." --  New York Times

Encompass New Opera Theatre, celebrating over 40 years of creating and producing adventurous new music theatre-opera, presents the World Premiere of Anna Christie, a music drama based on Eugene O’Neill’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play, with music by Edward Thomas (Desire Under the Elms at City Center) and libretto by Joseph Masteroff (Cabaret and She Loves Me, bookwriter). Nancy Rhodes stage-directs and Julian Wachner conducts a cast of well-known national and international performers: Frank Basile, Jonathan Estabrooks, Joy Hermalyn, Melanie Long, and Mike Pirozzi.


The Rose Nagelberg Theatre at Baruch Performing Arts Center

55 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY, 10010


Featured Recordings

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  • Anthracite Fields
  • bespoke: NOW Commissions for Chamber Orchestra
  • Julian Wachner: Symphony No. 1
  • Oceanic Verses
  • The Hubble Cantata

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