North Little Rock Events

Opera in the Rock presents Troubled Island
May 4, 2018
7:30 pm

Haiti, 1791: Jean Jacques Dessalines declares himself emperor of an independent Haiti. Corruption, revolution and assassination ensue. Troubled Island, the first grand opera composed by an African American to be produced by a major company premiered at New York City Opera in 1949. Opera In The Rock is proud to present this groundbreaking work by Arkansas native William Grant Still with libretto by Langston Hughes and Verna Arvey May 4 and 6 at UA - Pulaski Tech’s Center for Humanities and Arts featuring an all African American cast of local and regional operatic talent.


Tickets: $13 - $60

UA-Pulaski Tech: The Center for Humanities and Arts
3000 W. Scenic Dr., North Little Rock
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