"The story begins when the jaguar screams like a woman."
El Canguro, A Rainforest Opera
By 2010 Berlin Opera Prize winner Peter Michael von der Nahmer & Cynthia Lewis Ferrell. Sponsored by KUSC Radio and Pepperdine University.
2007: Guatemala's rainforest was a hotbed for shady foreign adoptions. Money was fabulous gangs violent child theft and murder, casual - all while poverty-stricken Maya girls, “kangaroo mothers,” bred babies for sale and conjured hope in the jungle.
The fact-based "El Canguro" is written by 2010 Berlin Opera Prize winner Peter Michael von der Nahmer and 2006 Jerome Lawrence Prize winner Cynthia Lewis Ferrell.
Featuring Matthew Kellaway, Jillian Lee, Juan Castaneda, Guillermo Gonzalez, Andrew Pearson, Megan Gillespie, Joel Balzun, Alison Campagna, Renee Rulon Cortez, Marc Ginsburg, Maggie Lane, Zachary Singerman, and Jay Stephenson. Music direction by Melanie Emelio and Jake Anthony. Conducted by Tyler Kimmel.
El Canguro is sponsored KUSC Radio and Pepperdine University, and presented by the 2011 California International Theatre Festival.
One night only, no intermission. Public parking available.
www.elcangurotheopera.com, or call 888-712-CITF
Presenter / Producer: California International Theatre Festival
Music > Opera
Music > International
Event Phone: 888-712-CITF
AT&T Center Theater
1150 S. Olive St.
Los Angeles CA 90015
LA - Central / Downtown
Performance Dates: 9/10/2011
7PM - Pre-opera talk by PEN Drama Priize winner Donald Freed.
7:30 PM - El Canguro. No intermission.
$25 general admission
$20 for students & seniors
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