Everyone's an Abyss
Desperate for money to support his fledgling family, an army officer submits to medical experimentation for cash. As the experiments drive him to the edge, Georg Büchner's eponymous play asks "Is there really any difference between man and beast?”
The Rosina Project
Created in collaboration with BraveSoul Movement
The Rosina Project is an original adaptation of Rossini’s classic opera The Barber of Seville that mixes MCs, street-dance artists and opera singers with a live DJ and Beatboxer to tell a contemporary story of female empowerment through an immersive Hip-Hop battle.
Developed with support from the Pivot Arts Incubator Program
Out of Darkness
American composer Jake Heggie continues his ‘Year in Chicago’ with the Chicago premiere of his latest opera (created with librettist Gene Scheer) based on the separate journals of two Holocaust survivors.