Friday, November 7, 2014

Sister Helen Prejean on Campus for Dead Man Walking

The School of Music, Theatre & Dance welcomes author Sister Helen Prejean, CSJ, on Thursday, November 13 at 3PM in Rackham Auditorium, where she will present a lecture, "Dead Man Walking, the Journey Continues," as part of the Sally Fleming Master Class series. The event is free and open to the public.

The presentation is in conjunction with SMTD performances of the opera Dead Man Walking, which take place November 13 at 7:30PM, November 14 and 15 at 8PM, and November 16 at 2PM at the Power Center for the Performing Arts in Ann Arbor. Sister Prejean will also lead a post-show discussion following the Thursday evening performance.

Directed by associate professor Kay Walker Castaldo, the Dead Man Walking performances feature the University Symphony Orchestra under the baton of guest conductor Jerome Shannon. The production is double cast and will be sung in English with projected English supertitles.

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