An opera by Ricky Ian Gordon
Libretto by William Hoffman
Based on the play by Sylvia Regan
Produced by On Site Opera, creating site-specific, immersive opera in nontraditional venues throughout NYC.
Morning Star tells the story of an immigrant Jewish family struggling to find a better life on the Lower East Side of Manhattan in the early 20th century. The family is deeply impacted by the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire, the Great Depression, and World War I and must learn how to adapt to the country’s ever-changing landscape.
World premiere of a newly-commissioned chamber edition of the opera, supervised by the composer, with new orchestrations by Tony Award-winning orchestrator Bruce Coughlin.
March 21 & 22, 2018 at 7pm | *March 25, 2018 at 12:00pm & 5pm
[*March 25th performances coincide with the 107th anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire]
The Museum at Eldridge Street
12 Eldridge Street
New York, NY 10002
General Admission: $60
TICKETS GO ON SALE JANUARY 11, 2018.