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Fire Shut Up In My Bones (TERENCE BLANCHARD / LIBRETTO BY KASI LEMMONS)at Cinema Art Theater
November 2, 2021
An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until November 8, 2021
Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Grammy Award–winning jazz musician and composer Terence Blanchard’s adaptation of Charles M. Blow’s moving memoir, which The New York Times praised after its 2019 world premiere at Opera Theatre of Saint Louis as “bold and affecting” and “subtly powerful.” Featuring a libretto by filmmaker Kasi Lemmons, the opera tells a poignant and profound story about a young man’s journey to overcome a life of trauma and hardship. James Robinson and Camille A. Brown—two of the creators of the Met’s sensational recent production of Porgy and Bess—co-direct this new staging; Brown, who is also the production’s choreographer, becomes the first Black director to create a mainstage Met production. Baritone Will Liverman, one of opera’s most exciting young artists, stars as Charles, alongside sopranos Angel Blue as Destiny/Loneliness/Greta and Latonia Moore as Billie.
Content Advisory: Fire Shut Up in My Bones addresses adult themes and contains some adult language.
Estimated Run Time: 3 hrs 15 min
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Please note that tickets are non-refundable and may not be exchanged for other screening dates/times or film title.
Location: Cinema Art Theater
- $22.00 RBFS Members
- $25.00 Adult
- $15.00 Student – With Student ID
- $22.00 Seniors – 65 yrs and over
- $15.00 Youth – 15 yrs and younger
- $22.00 Met Members
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- Monday Nov 01 1:00 PM (Sold Out) – This event is sold out. In the future, we encourage you to purchase your tickets early.
|Tue||Nov 02||6:00 PM||Cinema Art Theater|
|Mon||Nov 08||1:00 PM||Cinema Art Theater – Main|