Photo by The Pirates of Penzance, 2017. Photo by Cory Weaver.

Penelope

Saturday, March 30, 2019 | 7:30 PM

Michael & Ginger Frost Production Arts Building
712 E 18th St, Kansas City, MO 64108

By Sarah Kirkland Snider

Director: Allison Moritz | Conductor Carolyn Watson

What happens when a soldier finally comes home—but remembers nothing? This groundbreaking song cycle, based on The Odyssey but told from Penelope’s point of view, was named one of the five best genre-defying works in 2010 by National Public Radio. A meditation on the trauma of war, memory, and home, Penelope is sure to be touching, intimate, and dramatic.

The Kansas City Lyric Opera Guild will provide a reception immediately following the performance.

Sung in English with English subtitles.

   

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