Golden Age takes place backstage at the Théâtre-Italien in Paris on the evening of January 24, 1835, as Vincenzo Bellini's opera, I Puritani premieres.
The company will feature Rebecca Brooksher (Grisi), Jeffrey Carlson (Bellini), Roe Hartrampf (Florimo), Marc Kudisch (Tamburini), Hoon Lee (Lablache), Christopher Michael McFarland (Rubini), Dante Mignucci (Page), and Amanda Warren (Malibran). The creative team will feature Santo Loquasto (scenic design), Richard St. Clair (costume design), Jason Lyons (lighting design), and Ryan Rumery (sound design).
Golden Age will be presented as part of the Kennedy Center's Nights at the Opera, a five-week event featuring three of the playwright's works performed concurrently on three Kennedy Center stages. As previously announced, the series will also include Master Class (March 25-April 18), directed by Stephen Wadsworth and starring Tyne Daly, and The Lisbon Traviata (March 20-April 11).For further information, visit www.philadelphiatheatrecompany.org or www.kennedy-center.org.