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Rites of Spring Music Fest: “A Doll’s House – A New Opera” at Jamesport Meeting House

May 11, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

$10
Rites of Spring Music Fest: "A Doll’s House – A New Opera" at Jamesport Meeting House

A Doll’s House – A New Opera
Jamesport Meeting House
Sat May 11th 2019 at 7:00pm

Tickets $25 general admission, $10/Students ages 13-18

Grace Oberhofer, composer
Allison Benko, stage director
Sarah Crane, contemporary dancer
Based on the play by Henrik Ibsen  

When Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House premiered in 1879, the character of Nora Helmer became a world-wide symbol of female empowerment. Fascinated by the possibility of symbolizing societal pressures through music, rising star composer Grace Oberhofer has recently developed a new opera based on Ibsen’s revolutionary play. Trapping her female heroine within an ornamental musical web, Ms. Oberhofer uses opera as a revolutionary act to highlight the caustic gender norms that pervade our society. This production will also feature unnerving marionette-inspired choreography by contemporary dancer Sarah Crane and radically surreal staging by Allison Benko.

Alex Cadena (Producer)
JC Montemayor Elosua (Producer)
Cindy Sideris (Producer)
Robert Frost (Music Director)

CAST:
Elijah Graham (Torvald)
Kristin Young (Nora)
Amy Weintraub (Dr. Rank)
Maria Lacey (Mrs. Linde)
Todd McNeel (Krogstad)
Antoni Mendezona (Anne)
Yessenia Rivas (Dancer)

– a dedicated website: https://adollshouseopera.com

Venue

Jamesport Meeting House
1950 Main Road
Jamesport, NY 11947 United States
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