Dead Man Walking: The Opera
Wednesday, January 19: Dinner and Dress Rehearsal
Composet Jake Heggie will join us for dinner in the library of the Wortham Center; he will talk about Dead Man Walking. Following dinner we will adjourn to the theater for the dress rehearsal.
Thursday, January 20: Artistic Symposium
A panel that includes Sister Helen Prejean, the author of Dead Man Walking; Jake Heggie, the composer; Patrick Summers, the music director; Anthony Freud, general director and C.E.O. of Houston Grand Opera; and cast members will discuss Dead Man Walking and perform selections from the opera. Occurring in the sixth-floor rehearsal room, this symposium is part of a donor preview event to which we have been invited.