Fall Fringe Festival 2016
Boston University Theatre and Lane-Comley Studio 210
264 Huntington Ave, Boston
The BU Fall Fringe Festival, now in its 20th season, is a collaboration between the College of Fine Arts School of Music: Opera Institute and School of Theatre. The festival’s mission is to produce new or rarely performed significant works in the opera and theatre repertoire, bringing performances and audiences together in unique theatrical settings.
Composed by Phillip Glass | Libretto by Allen Ginsberg | Music Direction by Allison Voth and Matthew Larson | Stage Direction by Emily Ranii
By Caryl Churchill | Directed by Judy Braha | A timely drama, resulting from a trip to Romania and developed with students from London’s Central School of Drama, this is an incisive portrait of society in turmoil that focuses on two families to reveal what life is like under a totalitarian regime and what results when the regime collapses.
THE WERTHER PROJECT
October 28. 7:30pm
Composed by Jules Massenet | Libretto by Édouard Blau, Paul Milliet, and Georges Hartmann | Music Direction by William Lumpkin | Stage Direction by Nathan Troup | Dramaturgy by Jerrold Pope and Allison Voth | In the spirit of CFA’s 2012 La traviata, part of the Verdi Project, this performance will feature most of Massenet’s score combined with narrations and readings from the original text.