Jeanne Theatre at Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center
March 31 & April 1, 2017 (7:30 PM)
THE REAL FIGHT BEGINS WHEN A SOLDIER COMES HOME.
OPERA BECOMES OVERWHELMINGLY PERSONAL IN THIS CONTEMPORARY STORY of an American soldier coping with a Blast Induced Traumatic Brain Injury after he returns home from duty in Iraq. Based on Brian Castner’s best-selling memoir, this opera offers a visceral look at the realities of modern warfare and the unseen battles that rage inside our hearts.
Sung in English with English supertitles.
Music by Jeremy Howard Beck
Libretto by Stephanie Fleischmann
Based on the book The Long Walk: A Story of War and the Life that Follows by Brian Castner
Commissioned by American Lyric Theater
Co-producer Opera Saratoga