Dialogues of the Carmelites

Presented by Houston Grand Opera at Wortham Theater Center - Brown Theater, Houston TX

Jan 14 - 22 2022
Dialogues of the Carmelites

What begins as a fresh start quickly turns deadly in Poulenc’s lushly beautiful tragedy.

The Convent Is No Refuge From Fear

Dialogues of the Carmelites, Poulenc’s tragedy in two parts, takes place during the French Revolution and asks the question: who gets to be a martyr? Seeking to protect herself from the guillotine, young aristocrat Blanche leaves her family and trembles her way to the Carmelite convent. But as the bedridden prioress admonishes the fearful Blanche, it is nuns who protect the convent, not the other way around. Promising to embrace her new life, Blanche befriends Constance, another young nun, who’s had a nightmare that they’ll soon die together. What

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ADMISSION INFO

Price Range
$20 – $210

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Jan 14, 2022 at 07:30 pm (Fri)
  • Jan 16, 2022 at 02:00 pm (Sun)
  • Jan 19, 2022 at 07:30 pm (Wed)
  • Jan 22, 2022 at 07:30 pm (Sat)

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Age
Appropriate for all ages.
Running Time
2 hours, 50 minutes. One intermission.
Language
Sung in French with projected English translation.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

VIDEOS

  • 2021-22 | Dialogues of the Carmelites Promo

LOCATION

Wortham Theater Center - Brown Theater

501 Texas Ave., Houston, TX 77002

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ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Wheelchair Access

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