Dead Man Walking: The Opera

One Wednesday, January 19, 5:45 p.m., One Thursday, January 20, 7:00 p.m. | Wortham Theater Center, 501 Texas Avenue, Limited Enrollment

Wednesday, January 19: Dinner and Dress Rehearsal

Composet Jake Heggie will join us for dinner in the library of the Wortham Center; he will talk about Dead Man Walking. Following dinner we will adjourn to the theater for the dress rehearsal. 

Thursday, January 20: Artistic Symposium 

A panel that includes Sister Helen Prejean, the author of Dead Man Walking; Jake Heggie, the composer; Patrick Summers, the music director; Anthony Freud, general director and C.E.O. of Houston Grand Opera; and cast members will discuss Dead Man Walking and perform selections from the opera. Occurring in the sixth-floor rehearsal room, this symposium is part of a donor preview event to which we have been invited. 



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Please note a date in the Mid-term Elections course has changed from that published in the brochure. The course will meet the first two Mondays, October 29 and November 5 as planned, but will meet Tuesday, November 13 instead of Monday, November 12. 


Also note Art Underground: Carlos Cruz-Diez at the Cistern on Wednesday, November 14 is FULLY SUBSCRIBED. A second session has been added and will meet Monday, November 12 from 2:00-3:30 P.M. Registrations are being accepted for November 12. You may register online, or by phone.


Who Gets to Vote: Challenges for the 2020 Elections?
Speaker: Dale Ho, director of the American Civil Liberties Union Voter Rights Project
Monday, November 19, 6:30-8:00 P.M.
Location to be announced


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