Composed by William Bolcom
Libretto by Arnold Weinstein and Arthur Miller
Production from Lyric Opera of Chicago
John DeMain, conductor
Frank Galati, original director
Set in post-war New York, A View from the Bridge tells the tale of Brooklyn longshoreman Eddie Carbone, whose desire for his adult niece, Catherine, leads to disaster in his community and home. WNO welcomes stars from the original Chicago production of Bolcom's stunning adaptation of Arthur Miller's melodrama.
Performed in English with English supertitles.
Performance Length - 2 hours, 30 minutes, with one intermission.
Act I: 1 hr. 10 min.
Intermission: 20 min.
Act II: 55 min.
WNO Access to Opera Ticket Program: For performances on Thursday, Nov. 8 and Wednesday,
Nov. 14, tickets at the special price of $25 each are available for day-of purchase, in person at the
KC box office beginning at 10:00 a.m.
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