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Persephone in the Late Anthopocene

  • SPACE Gallery 538 Congress Street Portland, Maine (map)


Hinge/Works premieres the full-length spoken opera Persephone in the Late Anthropocene at SPACE Gallery, May 12-15 and May 19-22. This modern opera, a co-creation of Megan as librettist and composer Denis Nye, re-imagines the Persephone myth in the age of climate change. Thursday through Saturday shows at 7:30 pm (doors at 7); Sunday matinees at 2 pm (doors at 1:30). 

Featuring actors Ian Bannon, Paul Haley, Bridgette Kelly, Deb Paley, and Marjolaine Whittlesey. Directed by Tess Van Horn and Rene Johnson, with interactive installation and lighting by Jenna Crowder and Corey Anderson and themed Edibles by relational artist Genevieve Johnson and Libations by The Bearded Lady.