Leonard Bernstein

Trouble in Tahiti and Arias & Barcarolles

May 11—20, 2018
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Music & Libretto by Leonard Bernstein
Conductor: David Angus
Stage Director: David Schweizer


Sung in English, but please note that this production will not have surtitles


DCR Steriti Memorial Rink
561 Commercial Street, Boston, MA

With a little white house in the suburbs, Sam and Dinah are the perfect picture of a young couple in the 1950s – and they are both desperately unhappy. A clever and cutting libretto matched with a jazz-infused score, Tahiti delivers a candid and profound portrait of a couple longing for love and intimacy amidst the American dream.

In an evening celebrating the work of Leonard Bernstein, Trouble in Tahiti will be performed with Arias & Barcarolles, a poignant rumination on marriage, life and the nature of love.

“Trouble in Tahiti" set rendering by Paul Tate DePoo

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