KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Marble City Opera will present a double-bill of Menotti’s The Telephone and Poulenc’s The Human Voice 8 p.m. Oct. 6-7 at The Square Room.
Marble City Opera presents two short operas in English about women on the telephone.
The Telephone is a 30-minute comic opera about Lucy, who is always on the phone, and Ben, who is trying to propose to her, but every time he tries to ask, the phone rings.
Poulenc’s The Human Voice is a 40-minute dramatic opera about Elle who is having her last conversation with her lover who now loves someone else. The play is based on Jean Cocteau’s play La Voix Humaine.
Audiences can relate to these two operas that take a look at women and their relationships through their ability to connect over the telephone.
Marble City Opera continues to bring accessible opera performances to new venues and new audiences in Knoxville.
General admission is $25 online and $35 at the door.
For tickets and more information, visit www.marblecityopera.com.
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