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Washington National Opera: A View from the Bridge

  • Nov. 3 - 17, 2007
  • Opera House
  • 2 hrs. and 30 min
  • $45.00 - $300.00
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About

Composed by William Bolcom
Libretto by Arnold Weinstein and Arthur Miller
Washington Premiere
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.
All events and artists subject to change without prior notice.

Group of 20 or more? Group Sales offers special terms and discounts for most performances.

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