West Coast premiere
Note: LA Opera's production of Angel's Bone was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Music: Du Yun*
Libretto: Royce Vavrek
World premiere: January 6, 2016, at the PROTOTYPE Festival (New York City)
Presented by LA Opera and The Broad Stage.
Produced by Beth Morrison Projects,
Angel’s Bone won the 2017 Pulitzer Prize in Music.
The composer uses her whole name “Du Yun” for professional and personal uses.
Mrs. X.E.: Abigail Fischer
Mr. X.E.: Kyle Pfortmiller*
Girl Angel: Rosie K*
Boy Angel: Kyle Bielfield*
Featuring the LA Opera Chorus and members of the LA Opera Orchestra
Director: Michael Joseph McQuilken*
Creative Producer: Beth Morrison
Scenic and lighting design: Maruti Evans*
Projection design: Michael Joseph McQuilken*
Projections based on original designs by: Hannah Wasileski*
Costume design: Kate Fry
Choreography: Jennifer Newman*
* LA Opera debut
Performed in English.
This program includes scenes of violence and adult content.
Performance dates and times (cancelled):
Friday, May 1, 2020, at 8pm
Sunday, May 3, 2020, at 2pm
Estimated running time: 80 minutes
Venue: The Broad Stage (1310 11th Street, Santa Monica, 90401).
All programs, artists and dates are subject to change.
Originally commissioned by the Mann Center for the Performing Arts, Philadelphia. Completion co-commissioned by Beth Morrison Projects and HERE. Angel’s Bone premiered at PROTOTYPE 2016 and was produced in association with Trinity Wall Street.
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