The Manchurian Candidate
By Kevin Puts & Mark Campbell – July 31, August 1 & 3 at 8 pm, August 2 at 2 pm
Decorated Korean war veteran Sergeant Raymond Shaw is brainwashed into becoming a KGB assassin in an elaborate plot to overthrow the US Government. Will his former fellow soldier be able to break through and stop him in time? A political thriller based on the 1959 novel by Richard Condon, this opera is the highly anticipated second collaboration by Kevin Puts and Mark Campbell, the team behind the Pulitzer-winning Silent Night.
Sung in English with projected English supertitles
Pre-show lecture – 1 hour prior to curtain.