Dead Man Walking

Saturday, April 17, 2021
1:00PM
$25
$15 student tickets available at the door

Jake Heggie’s contemporary masterpiece — the most widely performed new opera of the last 20 years — has its highly anticipated Met premiere. Based on Sister Helen Prejean’s memoir about her fight for the soul of a condemned murderer, the opera features mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato as Prejean and a brilliant libretto by Tony and Emmy Award–winner Terrence McNally.

Jake Heggie

Previously recorded
Estimated run time: 3 hours, 10 minutes with one intermission


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