The Heavens Are Hung In Black, a New Play about Lincoln
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In Florencia in the Amazon, a famous opera singer embarks upon an enchanted riverboat journey up the famous South American river in a tale inspired by the magical realism of Nobel Prize-winning Colombian author Gabriel García Márquez (Love in the Time of Cholera). Along the way, the opera's female lead, Florencia Grimaldi, hopes to track down her long-lost lover, but her fellow travelers are beset by storms and become carried deeper into the rain forest, guided by a mystical river creature. The first Spanish-language commission by a major U.S. opera company, Florencia in the Amazon features a shimmering, romantic score by Daniel Catán and a libretto by Marcela Fuentes-Berain. Two-time Grammy Award-winning American soprano Christine Goerke takes the starring role in this Washington National Opera premiere. Learn More
Reviews & Ratings
Featured review from Karen Kimmel and Marty Rosensweig
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After hearing it was almost 3 hours, I was dreading this ... but it proved to be interesting and engaging ...
New Ford's Theater is very nice and comfortable ...
Interesting that they didnt have the gift shop open during either intermission and the snacks only during the first ...
Delightful evening ..
thanks Goldstar ... I had been on the lookout for cheaper seats for this
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Very well done! David Selby plays a spot-on Lincoln and brings a real sense of human-ness and humor to his hero personna. You get a very vivid sense of the deep and complex influences surrounding presidential decisions, in this case the...continued
Quotes & Highlights
Heavens will be the first play offered in the newly renovated Ford’s Theatre.
Faced with unbearable personal, political and historical pressures, Lincoln copes with the world around him and eventually, through an amazing transformation of thinking, conquers it. Don’t miss this exciting world premiere perfect to reopen the historic Ford’s Theatre.