SPECIAL EVENTS
Directors’ Salon
Tuesday, October 9 at 7pm
Room&Board Rooftop Terrace
1840 14th Street, NW
Washington DC 20010

Special Guests include:

Mark McMorris, Professor and Poet at Georgetown University
Dr Joseph Serene, Professor Emeritus of Physics at Georgetown University
Timothy Nelson, Artistic Director of the In Series

and moderated by Dr Anna D. Morales, Translator and Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University

FREE EVENT!
Reservations required (limited capacity): (202) 204-7763

Join the directors, designers, and artists of Figaro in Four Quartets, along with a guest panel of experts for a conversation on Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro and T.S. Eliot’s Four Quartets, as well as the universal human conditions of nostalgia, memory, love, and loss. The evening features a public conversation on these topics led by Dr Anna Deeny Morales on the subjects stemming from poetics, the classical style, and the subjective experience of time, as well as varied musical performances and an open Q & A session.

Dig ever deeper into the experience of music and creation through the second Director’s Salon of the 2018-2019 r(E)volution! season.

Artist & Community Toast
Saturday, October 20
Linger after the show to meet and toast the stars of FIGARO in Four Quartets. Admission included in your opening night ticket!

Post-Show Artist/Audience Dialogue
Sunday, October 21

Mozart’s FIGARO In Four Quartets

 OCTOBER 20 – 28, 2018 at GALA Hispanic Theatre

Experience the story that inspired revolution in the streets, The Marriage of Figaro, re-imagined with the poetry of T.S. Eliot. The themes of Mozart’s most beloved opera – nostalgia, memory, love, loss, myriad mirrored looks at life – are revealed through Figaro’s most memorable music and T.S. Eliot’s masterpiece Four Quartets, in a spellbinding new theater experience. Classic theater magic blends with mesmerizing visuals by Jonathan Dahm Robertson. Director Timothy Nelson leads the small chamber ensemble. Sung in Italian with English dialogue and supertitles.

CAST
The Poet – Brian J. Shaw
Marcellina – Elizabeth Mondragon
Bartolo – Bryan Jackson
Contessa – Teresa Ferrara
Conte – Brody DelBeccaro
Susanna – Mia Rojas
Figaro – Jim Williams
Barbarina – Dawna Rae Warren
Cherubino – Cara Gonzalez

PERFORMANCES
Sat 10/20 at 8pm; Sun 10/21 at 2pm; Sat 10/27 at 8pm; Sun 10/28 at 2pm

VENUE
GALA Theatre at Tivoli Square
3333 14th Street NW – Washington, D.C. 20010
Columbia Heights Metro (Green line)
Parking at Giant garage, on Park Rd.
www.galatheatre.org

TICKETS
General: $45
Seniors (65+): $40
Young Professional: $25
Students: $20

Read the full program notes from director and conductor Timothy Nelson HERE

Figaro in Four Quartets was originally for the Nederlandse Reisopera. See the trailer of that original production with comments by director Timothy Nelson.