Second Met Live Presentation at Players is Otello

Second Met Live Presentation at Players is Otello

Verdi’s masterpiece is presented LIVE at Peterborough Players this Saturday.

PETERBOROUGH, New Hampshire (October 13, 2015) The Peterborough Players’ Arts on Screen 2015-2016 Series presents its second Metropolitan Opera Live offering, Giuseppe Verdi’s OTELLO, this Saturday, October 17th at 1pm.

Director Bartlett Sher’s (winner of the Drama Desk Award for direction of 2008’s revival of South Pacific) new production of Verdi’s masterfulOTELLO probes the Moor’s dramatic downfall with an outstanding cast led by Aleksandrs Antonenko in the title role, Sonya Yoncheva as Desdemona, and Željko Lučić as Iago. Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts.

“Magnificence worthy of the Met… Yannick Nézet-Séguin led a performance of cracking intensity… Aleksandrs Antonenko sang brilliantly.” —Financial Times

Željko Lučić “is superb as Iago, a chilling and malevolent portrait of evil personified… A stark and simple yet often powerful new production of Verdi’s passionate and masterful rendering of one of Shakespeare’s greatest plays.” —Huffington Post

The Peterborough Players’ Arts on Screen series is presented in stunning NEC high definition digital projection and incomparable Dolby® Surround Sound. The Met Live series is presented live from New York City’s Lincoln Center. Met Live audiences also receive extras: insider interviews plus live behind-the-scenes video of the production.

Met Live tickets are $25 each. Tickets can be purchased by calling the Box Office at 603-924-7585 or online at Students (with proper ID) can purchase tickets (at the box office) for $20. The Players accepts MasterCard, Visa or American Express.

Arts on Screen Met Live series is sponsored by Silver Direct.

The Peterborough Players Theatre is located at 55 Hadley Road in Peterborough, New Hampshire, approximately 90 minutes from Boston.


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