Overview

Music by Luigi Cherubini
Libretto by François-Benoît Hoffmann
Adapted from Euripides’ tragedy Medea and Pierre Corneille’s play Médée

Performed in Italian with English supertitles

Opera Omaha joins Ireland’s Wexford Festival Opera for a striking new production of this dark chapter of Greek mythology by the renowned actor and director, Fiona Shaw. Medea is the powerful woman who enables Jason of the Argonauts to steal the magical golden fleece. His subsequent betrayal triggers a horrifying act of revenge as Medea destroys everything – and everyone – that binds them.

Creative Team

    • Jane Glover, Conductor*

Cast

    • Weston Hurt, Creon*
    • Naomi Louisa O’Connell, Neris

Details

Orpheum Theater  | Slosburg Hall


 Fri, Apr 20, 2018    7:30 p.m.


Sun, Apr 22, 2018  2:00 p.m.


ONE Fesitval

Major Sponsors

Omaha Steaks

Simons Foundation

NAC

NCE

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