A Puccini Double-Bill: Suor Angelica and Gianni Schicchi at Great Lakes Center for the Arts
Join Great Lakes Center for the Arts for a thrilling evening, "Featuring the soaring melodies of Puccini that can tug at your heartstrings, Suor Angelica tells the story of a young woman sent to a convent as possible penance for a misdeed. The unexpected arrival of her aunt sets in motion a series of events that ultimately result in tragedy, forgiveness and peace. As Puccini’s only comedy, Gianni Schicchi has a cast of “loving” relatives all expecting to inherit vast wealth after their patriarch, Buoso Donati, has passed. When they realize that all the riches have been bequeathed to a monastery, they call on the only man that can help them cheat their way back into good fortune -- Gianni Schicchi!" Find out more here.