Fringe: Le Portrait de Manon

2:00 pm on Sunday, October 7, 2012
Jules Massenet, composer; Georges Bayer, librettist; Allison Voth, music director and pianist; David Gately, guest stage director Part of the 16th Annual Fall Fringe Festival: "The Ladies of the Camellias." A decade after the success of his opera Manon, Jules Massenet returns to the story of the Chevalier Des Grieux and the lost love of his youth, Manon. Now an aging and solitary man, well-versed in the power of love, he refuses to grant his nephew permission to marry, and finds himself at risk of repeating mistakes of the past. Sung in French with English supertitles; performed with piano. * Full Performance Run: October 6-7, 2012