June 16, 17 - 7:30pm
OPERA ON THE AVALON
Judith Yan, Conductor
James Marvel, Director
Bradley Christensen, First Prison Guard / A Motor Cop
Dead Man Walking is an opera in two acts by composer Jake Heggie and librettist Terrence McNally. Based on the narrative by Sister Helen Prejean, it tells the journey of a Louisiana nun who becomes the spiritual advisor to a convicted murderer on Angola's death row.
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