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The cast of #ThreepennyBLO has FINALLY arrived and we are so excited to kick-off our Spring Season with this theatrical masterpiece. Buy your tickets to join us for artful music, beautiful costume work, and scenic designs. See this opera like you've never seen it before! Tickets are on sale NOW! Rarely performed by an opera comapny, don't miss out on this amazing opportunity to experience the profound work of Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht. Here are some fun photos of the cast, including behind-the-scenes footage from the cast photoshoot with photographer, Liza Voll.
One of the visionaries of our Spring 2018 productions is rising star, James Darrah, who will be directing The Threepenny Opera. Darrah is a Los Angeles based director and designer, known for his creative and unconventional bodies of work that "inject real drama" (New York Times) into new theater and opera productions, video and film installations, and events that become "once-in-a-lifetime experience[s]" (Opera News). Darrah, who will make his Boston professional debut with this production, became an avid Kurt Weill fan in college.
You may have noticed that the famous historical diva, Jenny Lind, has been getting a lot of press lately! Known as the “Swedish Nightingale,” she toured extensively in the 19th century under the management of P.T. Barnum, who capitalized on her beautiful voice and lovely appearance. As part of BLO’s Signature Series, Artistic Advisor John Conklin will explore Jenny Lind and P.T. Barnum, along with a third titan of American culture in the 19th century, Walt Whitman. Part performance, part dramatic reading, and wholly original, Conklin’s programs find often-unexpected connections between art forms and create unique and enlightening artistic experiences.