In a make-believe world, based loosely on Bombay and Kashmir, the story of Haroun is a tale of a fight between the free imagination and the powers that oppose it. Haroun’s father, Rashid, the Shah of Blah, is a professional and gifted story-teller, a popular figure much in demand at public events. Feeling neglected, his wife is persuaded to leave him and run away with a neighbor.
Come and see Michelle Trainor as she performs the roles of:
“First, the entire cast was incredibly outstanding, such that I can’t really seem to find a weak spot in the cast. Everyone sang through Wuorinen’s score so effortlessly that it was truly a sound to behold, and practically everyone found a way to bring oodles of character to their performances. Other standouts in the cast include Boston opera mainstay Michelle Trainor intentionally singing “badly” as the Princess Batcheat.”
~01/20/19 Arturo Fernandez, Schmopera