Dolores Claiborne

February 21—24, 2019
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Joan & Edgar Booth Theater
820 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA

Composed by Tobias Picker with Libretto by J.D. McClatchy | Based upon the novel by Stephen King


Conducted by William Lumpkin | Stage Direction by Jim Petosa

Orchestral reduction co-commissioned by New York City Opera and BU School of Music Opera Institute

Suspected of killing Vera Donovan, her wealthy employer, Dolores Claiborne tells police the story of her life, harkening back to her disintegrating marriage and the suspicious death of her violent husband Joe St. George, thirty years earlier.

Presented by BU College of Fine Arts School of Music: Opera Institute and School of Theatre

Please note: this production contains strong language and violence.

General Admission seating. Please note: due to the intimate nature of Booth Theatre, late seating cannot be guaranteed. Latecomers will be seated at the discretion of house management.