About This Show

It’s opening night of Vincenzo Bellini’s new opera I Puritani in Paris in 1835. The Italian composer is determined to win the adulation of not only his French audience, but his colleagues and rivals as well. Everything depends on it. Celebrating the timeless beauty of 19th century bel canto opera, Terrence McNally’s Golden Age portrays the final act of an artist whose desire for greatness has eclipsed all else.

Staring Bebe Neuwirth, F. Murray Abraham, and Lorenzo Pisoni.

Show Details

Running Time: 2hr 30min (1 intermission)
Dates: Opening Night: December 4, 2012 Final Performance: January 13, 2013

Theatermania Review

| | December 5, 2012
Despite the work of an A-list cast, including Lee Pace and Bebe Neuwirth, there’s little harmony in Terrence McNally’s historical night at the opera.

Cast

Dierdre Friel Giulia Grisi
Coco Monroe Young Page
Bebe Neuwirth Maria Malibran
Lee Pace Vincenzo Bellini
Ethan Phillips Luigi LaBlanche
Lorenzo Pisoni Antonio Tamburini
Will Rogers Francesco Florimo
Eddie Kaye Thomas Giovanni Battista Rubini

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