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    Dialogues of the Carmelites

    Presented by at Boston University Theatre, Mainstage

    April 19 - April 22, 2012


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    Dialogues of the Carmelites

    Music by Francis Poulenc; Libretto by Francis Poulenc and Emmet Lavery; From the drama by Georges Bernanos, based on the novel by Gertrude von Le Fort; William Lumpkin, conductor; Sharon Daniels, stage director. A poignant look at the French Revolution through the eyes of a young aristocrat who enters a Carmelite convent in Compiegne to deal with her pathological fear of life, only to witness the revolution unfold around her. Based on the...

    Music by Francis Poulenc; Libretto by Francis Poulenc and Emmet Lavery; From the drama by Georges Bernanos, based on the novel by Gertrude von Le Fort; William Lumpkin, conductor; Sharon Daniels, stage director. A poignant look at the French Revolution through the eyes of a young aristocrat who enters a Carmelite convent in Compiegne to deal with her pathological fear of life, only to witness the revolution unfold around her. Based on the true story of the thirteen sisters of Compiegne, whose defiance of the revolution's dictates led to their martyrdom at the guillotine. In English, with translation by Joseph Machlis. Dialogues of the Carmelites runs April 19-22. Presented by the Boston University College of Fine Arts. Tickets now on sale: $20 general public, $15 BU alumni, WGBH members, Huntington subscribers, students, and senior citizens; BU community: one free ticket with BU ID at the door, day of performance, subject to availability.


    Boston University Theatre, Mainstage

    264 Huntington Avenue
    Boston, MA 02115

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    Admission Info:

    $20 general public, $15 BU alumni, WGBH members, Huntington subscribers, students, and senior citizens; BU community: one free ticket with BU ID at the door, day of performance, subject to availability.


    General Day and Time Info:

    April 19, Thursday at 7:30
    April 20, Friday at 7:30
    April 21, Saturday at 7:30
    April 22, Sunday at 2:00


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