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Pterins: New Opera Libretto Reading
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Libretto reading of Pterins, new opera in development by local librettist and poet, Leah Harmon.
The Pterins libretto reading is part of the development process of a new opera by librettist and poet, Leah Harmon with dramaturgy and direction by Brenda Huggins featuring a cast of local actors: Susan Bywaters, Surrey Houlker, Jamie Lin, Andy McCarthy, Will Shapiro, and Keely Ventress.
Join us for a free live and in-person reading of the text of a new opera on the stunning outdoor grounds of the Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site, followed by a Q & A with the cast and creators. TheView more
Admission is Free.
Additional time info:
Seating will begin at 2:45pm on April 23, with the reading beginning at 3pm, followed by a short Q & A with the cast and creative team. Run-time: Approx. 90mins
The grounds of the Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site are located at 99 Warren Street in Brookline, MA. Enter through the archway at the corner of Warren Street and Dudley Street. The reading will take place in the back yard area. Please come prepared with your own chair or blanket for seating.
There is no food allowed per request of Olmsted Park. Parking is available on Dudley street, or take the D-Green Line to Brookline Hills.
99 Warren Street, Brookline, MA 02445
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Event Sponsors: This program is funded by a Local Cultural Council Grant through the Brookline Commission for the Arts and in partnership with Olmsted Park - Emerald Necklace Conservatory. While this program is free admission, we encourage audience members to make a donation to the Mass Audobon, the largest nature-based conservation organization in New England. Founded in 1896 by two women who fought for the protection of birds, Mass Audubon carries on their legacy by focusing on the greatest