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Opera: The Sky Where You Are
The Sky Where You Are
Premieres Friday, October 23 at 7PM CST in Episode 3, So Noble a Heart
AOT’s chapter contribution to Tales from a Safe Distance, by the Decameron Opera Coalition.
Composed by Maria Thompson Corley
Libretto by Jenny O’Connell
The production will be presented in English with English subtitles.
Performance Description: Reyna (Katherine Henly, soprano), has locked herself in her bathroom in order to contact her childhood friend, Jo (Anna Hashizume, mezzo). Reyna reveals to Jo for the first time that her husband (Justin Anthony Spenner, baritone) has been emotionally abusive for years, and now, in the seclusion of quarantine, hi s abuse has turned physical. Reyna has decided to take the necessary steps to try and leave her abuser for a third time. With her husband becoming suspicious of the running shower, help, answers, and a plan are needed. Time is of the essence.