Opera Philadelphia announces its new cutting-edge direction with a twelve-day urban opera festival that will debut in September 2017.
Andy: A Popera
A refreshed rendition of Verdi’s tragic opera features the impressive house and role debut of Lisette Oropesa as the titular “fallen woman” and a stunning design that purposefully pairs the distant past with recent times.
An exciting multi-media collaboration reflects the operatic life and times of Andy Warhol and the Pop Sixties.
Top Philly theater writer Deb Miller previews the best of the 2015 Philadelphia Fringe Festival.
A post-modern fusion of Pop art with opera, ANDY: A POPERA, a work-in-progress by the Bearded Ladies Cabaret, explores the enormous fame and legacy of Andy Warhol, with elements of both tragic opera and opera buffa. The synthesis reflects in part the ambiance of Warhol’s Factory in the Sixties.