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The Ghosts of Versailles

7/27/2019 - 08:15pm

Venue: Amphitheater

Music by John Corigliano; Libretto by William Hoffman
Sung in English

Peter Kazaras • Stage Director
Caitlin Lynch • Marie Antoinette
Daniel Belcher • Beaumarchais
Marco Nisticó • Louis XIV/Pasha
Aleks Romano • Samira

Marie Antoinette and her court are bored of the afterlife, and bitter about their deaths. The love-struck ghost of Beaumarchais believes he can change the queen's untimely fate by using the power of art. He brings his beloved Figaro and company back to life in a new opera, but when Figaro refuses to stick to the script, Beaumarchais must enter his own story. Alternately hilarious and heart breaking, this grand opera buffa is one of America's operatic masterpieces.