Venue Details

1038 Star Starred
Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
135 N. Grand Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-972-8001
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Member Tips

Francophonic
It helps greatly to attend the pre-performance lecture, to better understand the work.
info Mar 23 2011 star this tip starred
Margery Pope
Take the Red Line
info Mar 28 2011 star this tip starred
James King
The center parking lot is convenient but getting out after the show takes time.
info Mar 28 2011 star this tip starred

Reviews & Ratings

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4.4 average rating
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Goldstar Member Red Velvet
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attended Mar 25 2011

This is drama at its finest. Turn of the Screw is (in my opinion) one of Britten's most accessible operas. The music is beautiful and involving and the story unfolds... continued

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attended Mar 25 2011

Very well sung and acted. This is, after all, the LA Opera. It probably helps to attend the pre performance lecture and even more to have actually read the book.

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Website

http://www.laopera.com/production/1011/thescrew/index.aspx

Quotes & Highlights

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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

Description

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.