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BWW Review: Washington National Opera's CHAMPION is a Winner BWW Review: Washington National Opera's CHAMPION is a Winner
by Benjamin Tomchik - March 07, 2017

Who among us hasn't fought for acceptance and inner peace? That alone makes Champion a winner.... (more...)
Review Roundup: WNO's DEAD MAN WALKING Review Roundup: WNO's DEAD MAN WALKING
by BWW News Desk - March 02, 2017

The Washington National Opera opened Dead Man Walking on February 25, which continues throughMarch 11, 2017 in the Opera House. It is based on Sister Helen Prejean's acclaimed 1993 memoir, which tells of her time working with death row inmates at Louisiana State Penitentiary and of a particular rela... (more...)
BWW Review: Washington National Opera Presents Bold and Haunting DEAD MAN WALKING at the Kennedy Center BWW Review: Washington National Opera Presents Bold and Haunting DEAD MAN WALKING at the Kennedy Center
by Barbara Johnson - February 27, 2017

Rooted in the moral conflict between society's thirst for justice and Christianity's tenet of forgiveness, the modern American opera DEAD MAN WALKING is an apt selection for the Washington National Opera this season. With a moving score by Jake Heggie and an honest, straightforward libretto by Terre... (more...)