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Ross Crean’s The Times Are Nightfall
plus Canciónes de desamor and other works

August 18 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

$10 - $15

The Times Are Nightfall
Ross Crean has created an engaging new one-act opera that follows Anna and Elvira after the events of Mozart’s Don Giovanni. This 1950’s pulp-style story explores themes of rape culture and grief through the lens of two women who find solace in the most unexpected place: one another.

Cast:
Marysa Abbas as Anna
Sarah Thompson Johansen as Elvira

Creative Team:
Piano – Cody Michael Bradley
Stage Direction – Amy Hutchison
Composer – Ross Crean
Librettist – Aiden K. Feltkamp, with Chloë Schaaf

Before the opera, join us for a celebration of queer classical works with a cabaret of LGBTQ vocal pieces featuring works by Mo Zhao, Tony Solitro, Kyra Leigh, Steven Serpa (me), Thomas Bravos , and Paula Kimper. With some amazing Chicago talent:

Claire DiVizio, Soprano
Tom Bailey, Tenor
Angela Born, Soprano
LaRob Payton, Baritone
Caesar Sanchez, Tenor

Venue

Pride Arts Center, The Buena