News on your favorite shows, specials & more!
Is This America Opera show poster

Is This America Opera at Strand Theatre

Dates: (9/20/2024 - 9/22/2024 )

Theatre:

Strand Theatre

White Snake Projects

543 Columbia Road
Boston,MA 02125

Tickets: $25 and Up

  1. View All Boston Shows
  2.  > 
  3. Is This America Opera


 Celebrated for creating diverse, timely and relevant opera, activist performing arts company White Snake Projects (WSP) and its founder Cerise Lim Jacobs today announced the upcoming world premiere of Is This America? at Dorchester’s The Strand Theatre from Friday, September 20, to Sunday, September 22. This new 90-minute fully-staged opera celebrates the life and legacy of civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer. Is This America? features performances by the Massachusetts-based Victory Players chamber orchestra alongside a small ensemble of singers with the lead role of Ms. Hamer played by mezzo-soprano Deborah Nansteel (Met Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago)The composer, 85-year-old Mary D. Watkins, has blazed the trail for other Black women composers in the field of opera. Haitian American queer woman Pascale Florestal stage directs.



Strand Theatre Frequently Asked Questions FAQ

Strand Theatre is at 543 Columbia Road, Boston, MA.

Videos


An American in Paris in Boston An American in Paris
Reagle Music Theatre (8/9 - 8/18) Tracker
We Will Rock You in Boston We Will Rock You
Weston Drama Workshop (7/19 - 7/27) Tracker
All Shook Up in Boston All Shook Up
Robinson Theatre (7/12 - 7/21) Tracker
The Lemurian Experience in Boston The Lemurian Experience
Plaza Theatre (7/17 - 7/28)

NEW MUSICAL Tracker
PHOTOS
On the Eve of Abolition in Boston On the Eve of Abolition
Robert J. Orchard Stage, Paramount Center (10/31 - 11/3)
Cat Kid Comic Club: The Musical in Boston Cat Kid Comic Club: The Musical
Emerson Colonial Theatre (1/25 - 1/26)
Prison Dancer: The Musical in Boston Prison Dancer: The Musical
Cutler Majestic Theatre (2/22 - 3/16)
Max Richter with the American Contemporary Music Ensemble in Boston Max Richter with the American Contemporary Music Ensemble
Emerson Colonial Theatre (4/26 - 4/26)
Is This America Opera in Boston Is This America Opera
Strand Theatre (9/20 - 9/22)
VIEW SHOWS  ADD A SHOW  

Recommended For You