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Sarah Zimmer

Sarah Zimmer is the Community Engagement & Education Intern for the 2018/19 Season. She is a graduate student at Emerson College.

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Beyond the Stage: An Intern’s Perspective on Community Engagement at Boston Lyric Opera

May 18, 2019 12:05:00 PM
By Sarah Zimmer posted in Student Posts, 2018/19 Season, #LucretiaBLO, Sexual violence in Opera, Lucretia, #handmaidsBLO, The Handmaid's Tale

The 2018/19 Community Engagement & Education Intern considers her Season at BLO and the Company's work alongside THE RAPE OF LUCRETIA and THE HANDMAID'S TALE.
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THEN AND NOW: How the Landscape has Changed since 1985’s The Handmaid’s Tale

May 7, 2019 11:29:30 AM
By Sarah Zimmer posted in Dissenters & Rebels, 2018/19 Season, Politics and Opera, Sexual violence in Opera, #handmaidsBLO, Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid's Tale, Religion

What does it mean to be presenting an operatic version of The Handmaid’s Tale in 2019? How will it resonate differently with audiences than the book did in 1985?
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