Jan 28 - 30, 2022

Three Decembers
Virginia Opera

Please note, the following safety protocols are in effect for this performance.

Patrons for Virginia Opera’s performances are required to provide proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test taken no more than 72 hours before the performance. Patrons will be asked to show proof of vaccination, or the negative test, with a photo ID prior to entering the theater.

by Jake Heggie with libretto by Gene Scheer

Sung in English with English Surtitles

Every family has a secret, or two, or three. Three Decembers follows a family through three decades of life – 1986, 1996, 2006 – as they grapple with AIDS, addiction, dysfunction, and deceit.  This thoroughly modern tale is paired brilliantly with music and voice, and while poignant, these characters deliver sharp wit. Centered around the life and time of a Tony Award-winning Broadway Diva in the twilight of her career, Virginia Opera welcomes the real-life Tony Award-winning actor Karen Ziemba as our lead!


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