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The Scarlet Ibis

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Presented by Boston Opera Collaborative at The Longy School of Music, Cambridge MA

Jan 17 - 20
The Scarlet Ibis

The Scarlet Ibis is a chamber opera based on the short story by James Hurst that tells the story of Doodle, a remarkable boy born with physical disabilities, whose older brother pushes him to be “normal.”

Boston Opera Collaborative returns to Pickman Hall with the Boston premiere of a beautiful, haunting new opera based on the beloved short story by James Hurst. The Scarlet Ibis tells the story of Doodle, a remarkable boy born with physical disabilities, whose older brother pushes him to be “normal.”  Set in a mysterious swampland with a Southern Gothic vibe, The Scarlet Ibis combines singers, puppetry and a score that is both minimalist and lushly chromatic to explore notions of

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Tickets are available for the same pricing online and at the door. We are unable to offer refunds on purchased tickets. We apologize for any inconvenience.

VIP Seating

Adult $35, Senior $30 (65+)

Premium Seating

Adult $30, Senior $25 (65+)

General Seating

Adult $25, Senior $20 (65+), Student $15

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Contact: 617-517-5883



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27 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

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