‘Our Town’ A Three-Act Opera

‘Our Town’ A Three-Act Opera

Music by Ned Rorem; Libretto by J.D. McClatchy

Based on the play by Thornton Wilder

Darryl Taylor, Artistic Director

Kristin Rothfuss Erbst, Stage Director

Stephen Tucker, Music Director


Friday, May 12, 2017
Saturday, May 13, 2017

8:00 p.m.

Irvine Barclay Theatre

Opera UCI presents the Southern California premiere of a classic American story. Based on the Thornton Wilder play, it is about life, love, and death in the fictional town of Grover's Corners, N.H., early in the 20th century. The opera Our Town features the music of one of America’s foremost composers, Ned Rorem, and a libretto by American poet J.D. McClatchy. The production will be joined by the UCI Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Maestro Stephen Tucker.

General $17
Seniors, Groups 10+, UCI Faculty & Staff $16
UCI Students & Children under 17 $7

May 12, 2017 - 8:00 pm
May 13, 2017 - 8:00 pm