Why not see a show this winter? Visit the Quick Center for the Arts on the campus of Fairfield University this January for a myriad of spectacular arts events!
Picture: The Met: Live in HD Adriana Lecouvreur (Cilea)
Saturday, January 12 at 1:00pm & 6:00pm
Soprano Anna Netrebko joins the ranks of Renata Tebaldi, Montserrat Caballé, and Renata Scotto, taking on—for the first time at the Met—the title role of the real-life French actress who dazzled 18th-century audiences with her on-and offstage passion. The soprano is joined by tenor Piotr Beczała as Adriana’s lover, Maurizio. The principal cast also features mezzo-soprano Anita Rachvelishvili and baritone Ambrogio Maestri. Gianandrea Noseda conducts.
Wednesday, January 23 at 7:30pm at Fairfield Theatre Company
Presented in partnership with Fairfield Theatre Company. Screening will take place at FTC’s StageOne located at 70 Sanford Street. Theatre of War tells the story of how six veterans from the Malvinas/ Falklands War came together to make a film. Almost thirty-five years after the conflict, three British and three Argentine veterans spent months together discussing their war memories and then rehearsing their re-enactment.
Saturday, January 26 at 8:00pm
Rich with live-action projections, and told in both Spanish and English, the piece is staged on a film-set-turned-time-machine, where those who fought are teleported into the past to reconstruct their memories of the war and aftermath. Soldier, veteran, human – these men have stories to share as they take us from the horrors of war to today’s uncertainties, with brutal honesty and startling humor.
Monday, January 28 at 7:00pm
Caesar and his assassins are dead. General Mark Antony now rules alongside his fellow defenders of Rome. But at the fringes of a war-torn empire the Egyptian Queen Cleopatra and Mark Antony have fallen fiercely in love. In a tragic fight between devotion and duty, obsession becomes a catalyst for war.
Thursday, January 31 at 8:00pm
Formed in 2009, Gravity & Other Myths is an internationally renowned circus company pushing the boundaries of contemporary circus. It has rocketed to stellar acclaim utilizing an honest approach to performance, to create shows with a focus on human connection and acrobatic virtuosity. They have been honored with the Dance Award 2015 for Best Physical Theatre and the Green Room Award 2015 for Outstanding Contemporary Circus, among others. If you haven’t seen Gravity & Other Myths yet, you must. It is so much fun.
Can't wait to watch!
My family and I are going to see one of these over my winter break! I'm excited!! Love the list!