Senior Thesis Opera: Bad Island

Come see Bad Island, an opera by Ben Bernstein ’10 based on the book by William Steig. One day on an island filled with horrible, ugly, rotten monsters, complacent in their horrible life, a beautiful flower comes out of nowhere. The monsters then explode into a new kind of violence. This staging uses 16 singers, many instruments, visuals, vibrant costumes and choreography to depict layers of treachery, pride, and violence.

Tickets are available day of at the box office. Capacity is extremely limited. Sponsored by Second Stage and the Wesleyan Music Department.

Date: Friday, February 26th and Saturday, February 27
Time: 8:00PM both nights, 1:ooPM matinee on Saturday
Place: ’92 Theater
Cost: Free Friday show and Saturday matinee; $5 Saturday night: all proceeds and donations go to benefit the Matenwa Community Learning Center in Haiti.

Box Office Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 10:30AM-4:30PM

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