Sun, October 07, 2018 - 3:00 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.

Location

The Rose Nagelberg Theatre at Baruch Performing Arts Center

55 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY, 10010

directions

Featured Recordings

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

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