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The Rosenbergs (An Opera)

Presented by Boston Playwrights' Theatre at Boston Playwrights' Theatre, Boston MA

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Apr 12 - 22 2018
The Rosenbergs (An Opera)

It’s 1953 Cold War USA, and Ethel and Julius Rosenberg have been accused of atomic espionage and sentenced to death. In this most famous spy case of the 20th century, and leading into the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC) Senate hearings, the Rosenbergs’ love affair broke out of all bounds. Recognized as Denmark’s Best Opera of 2015, this tragic love story is adapted from the Rosenbergs' letters from jail. As seen through the lens of the McCarthy witch hunts, echoes of

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