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  • Glory Denied on Friday, November 8, 2019 @ 8:00 PM, Brown Theatre
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  • Glory Denied on Sunday, November 10, 2019 @ 2:00 PM, Brown Theatre
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  • Location: Brown Theatre, 315 W Broadway - GET DIRECTIONS
  • Date(s): Friday, November 8th - Sunday, November 10th
  • Ages: All ages
  • Price: Tickets start at $20.00
  • Running Time: Approximately 2 hours 50 minutes
  • Access Services: Accessible Seating, Assistive Listening System, Audio Description (11/10) | 502-566-5111 (V) or 502-566-5140 (TTY)?
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Show Details

Kentucky Opera presents Glory Denied


How do you return home from war when the world has left you behind?

One of the most important new works of present-day opera follows the saga of Jim Thompson, America’s longest-held prisoner of war. This production over Veteran’s Day weekend will amplify the stories, of our brave service men and women and their families who have made the ultimate sacrifices for our country. Music by Tom Cipullo; Libretto by Tom Cipullo, based on the book by Tom Philpott

Sung in English with English supertitles

Director: Mary Birnbaum
Conductor: Steven Crawford

Older Thompson: Gregory Gerbrandt  
Older Alyce: Murrella Parton
Younger Thompson: Alexander Scheuermann
Younger Alyce:  Chelsea Miller

-Performance includes one 20 minute intermission
-Opera Unwrapped with the cast and creative following each of the Sunday performances 
-Opera Talk Back with the conductor following each of the Sunday performances
-Parking is available at the Brown Hotel Garage - access via 3rd St and valet parking in front of the Brown Theatre for $15
-Pre-Show Bites (hors d’oeuvres and cash bar) available before each show with a per person cost of $20 for Friday and $15 for Sunday, available by calling Rron at the Kentucky Opera, 502-561-7933.
-Learn more about the show on Kentucky Opera’s website: https://kyopera.org/glory-denied-2019/