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Witness America’s warring tensions in the Castor and Patience

July 16 - July 26


School for Creative and Performing Arts

Castor and Patience
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Photo credit: Artswave

Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith presents the Castor and Patience Opera

The world premiere opera of Castor and Patience centers on two members of an African American family who find themselves at odds over the fate of a historic parcel of land they have inherited in the American South. It is not just the story of a single-family or even any particular geography, it also addresses America’s warring tensions between reckoning with the hard facts of history and racing blindly toward the dream of progress.

 

Performance times are as follows:

  • Thursday, July 16, 2020, at 07:30 pm
  • Saturday, July 18, 2020, at 07:30 pm
  • Wednesday, July 22, 2020, at 07:30 pm
  • Friday, July 24, 2020, at 07:30 pm
  • Sunday, July 26, 2020, at 03:00 pm

 

Tickets are not yet available for purchase, however, you may visit www.cincinnatiarts.org and sign up for their newsletter to receive up-to-date notifications. Parking garages and meters are available around the School for Creative and Performing Arts. Due to the volume of traffic in the area, it is recommended that you arrive early to secure a good spot.

 

 

About Cincinnati Opera
Cincinnati Opera is one of the oldest and most highly regarded opera companies in the United States. Similarly, it is known for its longstanding partnership with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, a roster of world-class singers. Also, its spectacular performance venue, Cincinnati Music Hall, has received numerous accolades and awards. Above all, awards include a recent nomination for the prestigious International Opera Award.

 

About the School for Creative and Performing Arts
The School for Creative and Performing Arts is a K-12 Cincinnati Public School offering world-class pre-professional arts training and advanced college preparatory academics. Artistic Departments include Creative Writing, Dance, Drama, Instrumental Music, Technical Theater, Visual Arts, and Vocal Music. Furthermore, approximately 1500 students attend SCPA, in the new Erich Kunzel Center for Arts and Education in downtown Cincinnati.

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Venue

School for Creative and Performing Arts
108 West Central Parkway
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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Phone:
(513) 363-8000
Website:
http://www.scpak12.org/
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