When: Tue., Nov. 21, 7:30-10:45 p.m., Fri., Nov. 24, 7:30-10:45 p.m., Sun., Nov. 26, 2-5:15 p.m., Wed., Nov. 29, 7:30-10:45 p.m., Sat., Dec. 2, 7:30-10:45 p.m., Tue., Dec. 5, 7:30-10:45 p.m., Thu., Dec. 7, 7:30-10:45 p.m. and Sun., Dec. 10, 2-5:15 p.m. 2017
In "the most eagerly anticipated new opera of the season" (The New York Times), John Adams and Peter Sellars’ latest collaboration follows people who flock to Gold Country hoping to strike it rich but are quickly caught up in the optimism and greed. Dame Shirley is an East Coast transplant chronicling life in the camp. Ah Sing, a Chinese immigrant, works as a prostitute but dreams of a better life. Ned Peters is a cowboy and former slave who never quite feels safe. And Josefa Segovia is a young Mexican barmaid whose act of self-preservation will change them all forever.