(Fox2) - Michigan Opera Theatre will present "The Grapes of Wrath," a modern opera based on the John Steinbeck novel.
The opera is considered a Great American Opera, with a distinctly American story and music inspired by musical theater, folk songs and the time 1930s time period. It has themes of social injustice corporate greed, themes poignant in modern society.
The opera is sung in English with English supertitles projected above the stage. MOT will offer a free opera talk one hour before the performance.
This production is made possible by 2019 Spring Opera Season Sponsor, General Motors with support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and Conductor Sponsor Elaine Fontana.
Ticket prices range from $39 to $160. Tickets may be purchased online at www.MichiganOpera.org, by calling (313) 237-7464 or in person at the Detroit Opera House (1526 Broadway, Detroit).
For full casting and additional information visit https://michiganopera.org/season-schedule/the-grapes-of-wrath/.