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In the Penal Colony: A Sneak Peek!

Nov 11, 2015 2:46:00 PM
By BLO Staff

Check out this special SNEAK PEEK from Monday evening's Dress Rehearsal for In the Penal Colony! This Season's Opera Annex production, staged in the Cyclorama at the Boston Center for the Arts, is pitch-black fable about crime … and a very unusual punishment.

IN THE PENAL COLONY
November 11–15 | 2015
The Cyclorama at the Boston Center for the Arts
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Boston Lyric Opera’s new “Opera Annex” production of Philip Glass’s dystopian In the Penal Colony, based on the Franz Kafka short story, has transformed the historic Cyclorama at the Boston Center for the Arts into a terrifying torture machine at the heart of the drama. Pictured (l.r.) are David McFerrin as The Officer and Neal Ferreira as The Visitor. Photo: T. Charles Erickson.
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Neal Ferreira as The Visitor faces the terrifying presence of The Officer. Photo: T. Charles Erickson.
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David McFerrin as The Officer threatens Yury Yanowsky as the Man.
Photo: T. Charles Erickson.
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Yury Yanowsky as the Man, Neal Ferreira as The Visitor, and David McFerrin as The Officer.
Photo: T. Charles Erickson.

Topics: 2015/16 Season, behind the scenes, Dress Rehearsal, In the Penal Colony, Opera Annex, Philip Glass

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