If you think opera is all about interminable 19th century arias, think again: There’s a whole world of exciting contemporary storylines and music to enjoy. Fresno Grand Opera is making that clear by bringing “Dead Man Walking,” based on the book by anti-capital-punishment-activist Sister Helen Prejean (and which was also made into a big Hollywood film starring Susan Sarandon and Sean Penn) to the Saroyan Theatre for one performance only, on Saturday, May 7 at 7:30 p.m.
I wrote a big preview piece on the production in Sunday’s Spotlight section and am happy to be giving a pair of tickets away to a lucky Beehive reader.
To enter, leave a comment answering this question: Did you see the movie version of “Dead Man Walking,” and, if so, what are your memories of it?
One comment/entry per person, please. The winner will be chosen at random and notified via email or Facebook message. The tickets will be available for the winner at the box office. The deadline for entry is 5 p.m. Wednesday. Be sure to check your email or Facebook messages (depending on the platform you used to enter) around that time to see if you’re a winner.
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