Flanigan to lead Schwartz’s ‘Seance’

New opera runs Sept. 26 - Oct.4

Opera star Lauren Flanigan will topline the world preem of the new opera by Stephen Schwartz (“Wicked”), “Seance on a Wet Afternoon,” in a production helmed by the composer’s son, Scott Schwartz (“Golda’s Balcony”).

Show, produced by Opera Santa Barbara and exec produced by Michael Jackowitz, is based on the 1961 novel and its 1964 screen adaptation. Flanigan, who appeared in a City Opera showcase of the developing opera in May, will play a psychic who becomes entangled in a kidnapping.

Also in the cast are Kim Josephson, Hila Plitman, John Kimberling and Craig Hart, among others.

“Seance” runs Sept. 26-Oct. 4 at the Grenada Theater in Santa Barbara.

Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY.
Post A Comment 0

Leave a Reply

No Comments

Comments are moderated. They may be edited for clarity and reprinting in whole or in part in Variety publications.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More Legit News from Variety