Coming soon to a theater near you. In fact, very near you if you live in the West End of Providence.
Geoff Hudson and Alisa Pearson have collaborated to create a new opera designed to appeal to the entire family. How could it not? All the characters are bugs. There is the mosquito that doesn’t want to drink blood, the caterpillar that doesn’t like change, the scat-singing dung beetle. They venture on a journey of self-discovery that "ultimately leads them back to themselves."
When I learned about this new (almost-completed) opera, created in partnership with the Indian Hill Music Center in Littleton, MA, I felt that we had to bring it to Providence to share with our students and families. With co-presenter Opera Providence, we will be able to do just that.
Mark your calendars for Friday, November 17 for The Bug Opera at the Columbus Theatre. Beginning September 1, tune in to www.BugOperaProv.com for information, tickets, other events, bug related facts and anecdotes, and opportunities around the Ocean State to learn about bugs or experience the insect world.
-Heath Marlow, CMW staff