"The Rake’s Progress" by Igor Stravinsky

7:30 pm on Saturday, February 29, 2020
Boston University Joan & Edgar Booth Theatre
820 Commonwealth Avenue
Booth Theatre
Opera by Igor Stravinsky | libretto by W. H. Auden and Chester Kallman |William Lumpkin, conductor | Jim Petosa, Stage Director | Tom Rakewell attempts to relive his life from the perspective of his madness that followed a lifetime as a libertine. In a bargain with the disturbing Nick Shadow – is he the Devil himself? – Rakewell is provided with a providential inheritance to support his hedonism. Only the presence of Anne Trulove, his ever-faithful fiancée, can maintain his soul from ultimate damnation. But, he sinks deeper into madness before losing his life. | February 27 – March 1, 2020 | $20 General Admission | $10 BU Alumni | $10 Brookline Resident | Free with valid BU ID, at the door, day of performance, subject to availability | Non-BU tickets available at the door - Cash only.