The Scarlet Professor

September 15, 2017 - 8:00 pm
September 16, 2017 - 8:00 pm
September 23, 2017 - 8:00 pm
Smith College, Mendenhall Center for the Arts, Thtr 14
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The Scarlet Professor is a new opera based upon a true story of shame and scandal from 1960: a renowned English professor arrested and disgraced for possessing gay magazines and materials.

Professional Performances:
September 15, 2017 at 8 p.m.
September 16, 2017 at 8 p.m.
September 17, 2017 at 3 p.m.

Young Artists Performances:
September 23, 2017 at 8 p.m.
September 24, 2017 at 3 p.m.

All performances take place in Theatre 14, Mendenhall Center for the Arts, Smith College, Northampton, MA, the same campus where the events took place.

Music by Eric Sawyer, professor of music
Libretto by Harley Erdman
Based on the book by Barry Werth

Featuring William Hite, ´╗┐Keith Phares´╗┐, Blythe Gaissert and Sarah Pelletier
Stage Director: Ron Bashford, associate professor of theater and dance
Musical Director: Eduardo Leandro

Sponsored by the Five College Opera

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Eric Sawyer
(413) 542-2018
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All performances take place at the Mendenhall Center for the Arts, Theater 14, on the Smith College campus in Northampton, MA.

Address: Mendenhall Center for the Arts, 122 Green St, Northampton, MA 01063