It's time to play
in the POO!
Puccini's Suor Angelica
to a convent after giving birth to a child out of wedlock. For seven years she has had no contact with her family. Finally,
she receives a visit from her aunt, who unceremoniously announces her son has died. Desperate, Sister Angelica
decides to make the ultimate sacrifice in order
to see her child.Angelica, the daughter of an aristocratic family, has been sent
Puccini's Gianni Schicchi
family dysfunction in Puccini’s comic masterpiece.Like vultures, family members gather around the bed of Buoso Donati to mourn his passing, while secretly hoping to inherit his great fortune. They are horrified to learn it was left to a local monastery. Reluctantly, the family calls upon the wily Gianni Schicchi to help them claw the money back. What ensues is a hilarious mess of legal hijinks and
The great American musical Ragtime tells the story of three families at the turn of the 20th Century in pursuit of their American dream. Written by the award-winning composer/lyricist team of Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens, Tony Award-winning playwright Terrence McNally, and based on E.L. Doctorow's distinguished novel, Ragtime is the winner of the 1998 Tony Awards for Best Score, Book and Orchestrations, and both the Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards for Best Musical and Best Score. Jackie Alexander, Artistic Director of The North Carolina Black Repertory Company (NC Black Rep), will direct.
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