Prototype: Opera/Theatre/Now

Schimmel Center at Pace University , Financial District Thursday January 17 2013 19:30
Prototype: Opera/Theatre/Now
Photograph: Dominic Mercier
Breaking the Waves

HERE and Beth Morrison Projects prove that thrilling opera continues to bloom as their festival returns for a fifth season that ranges across venues, genres and boroughs. This year's lineup includes Matt Marks and Paul Peers's Mata Hari, inspired by the World War I femme fatale; Missy Mazzoli and Royce Vavrek's Breaking the Waves, based on Lars Von Trier's bleak film; David Lang and Mark Dion's anatomy theater, which draws on medical texts from the 17th and 18th centuries; M. Lamar, Hunter Hunt-Hendrix and Tucker Culbertson's Funeral Doom Spiritual, performed solo by Lamar; and Sarah Small's multimedia Secondary Dominance.


Venue name: Schimmel Center at Pace University
Address: 3 Spruce St
New York
Cross street: between Gold St and Park Row
Transport: Subway: R to City Hall; 4, 5, 6 to Brooklyn Bridge–City Hall
Price: Various times; $30–$75
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