LA Opera's The Turn of the Screw: Benjamin Britten's Adaptation of Classic Ghost Story
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The last date listed for The Turn of the Screw was Friday March 25, 2011 / 7:30pm.
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Tennessee Williams' landmark drama A Streetcar Named Desire depicts the clash between Southern belle Blanche DuBois and her brutish brother-in-law Stanley Kowalski. The intense passion behind Kowalski's iconic howl of "Stelllaaa!" and the tragic emotion behind DuBois' fragile romantic illusions of Southern gentility are powerfully brought to life on stage as you've likely never seen before by LA Opera. Set during a steamy summer in New Orleans' French Quarter, raw despair leads ultimately to tragedy in Williams' play, which was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. This version of the production stars opera superstar Renée Fleming as DuBois. Learn More
Reviews & Ratings
Featured review from Marlene
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Pre-theater lecture is strongly recommended! Conlon directed
a very capable group of musicians and singers, and even though
the story is complicated and asks more questions then it answers, it
is an interesting evening at the opera. If you are expecting great arias and "classical" opera; this is not it! If you want something that is a bit of a challenge, you will enjoy it.
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“Mesmerizing…a truly remarkable cast.” —Variety
“Compelling theater…” —Los Angeles Times
“Fascinating staging…such a great cast.” —Out West Arts
“Exemplary in every element…” —Pasadena Star-News
“Patricia Racette is electrifying.” —Concerto Net
James Conlon conducts Britten’s mesmerizing score that brings an unforgettable Henry James classic to the opera stage in a compelling production that perfectly captures the work’s supernatural atmosphere. Soprano Patricia Racette makes her role debut as the Governess, determined to protect two small children from menacing spirits. Tenor William Burden and mezzo-soprano Ann Murray makes their Company debuts, respectively as the ghostly Peter Quint and the housekeeper, Mrs. Grose.