Just when you lose all faith in humanity, someone hits a new low.
This Pulitzer Prize-winning new opera by Du Yun is an allegory of human trafficking in modern times. Two fallen angels are battered and bruised from their long journey to earth. They are found by a man and wife who nurse them back to health, only to exploit them for profit and personal use. The eclectic and lyrical score uses a variety of musical genres in this profound and haunting new opera, the latest production in our multi-season collaboration with the groundbreaking Beth Morrison Projects.
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"It's an appallingly good work."
"It's a lot of music that matters to me dearly, from Renaissance to chant to meticulously notated modern music to screaming songs that I like to sing."
West Coast premiere
Please note: This production includes scenes of violence and adult content.
Presented by LA Opera Off Grand and The Broad Stage
Approximate running time: 80 minutes
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.