The Turn of the Screw
Music by Benjamin Britten
Libretto by Myfanwy Piper
Based on the novella by Henry James
presented on the grounds of
West 249th Street and Independence Avenue
Bronx, NY 10471-2899
A governess arrives at a remote country estate to care for two children. Alone and anxious, the Governess begins to feel that the grounds might be haunted and that the malevolent spirits are targeting the children in her charge.
Join On Site Opera on the breathtaking grounds of Wave Hill for an immersive production of Britten’s gothic masterpiece. The drama will unfold in several locations around the grounds, both indoors in the stately rooms of Wave Hill House and outdoors overlooking sweeping views of the Hudson River. Audiences will be asked to stand and walk intermittently for approximately the first 30 minutes of the production.
Co-produced with Wave Hill.
Friday, October 25, 2019 at 7:30pm
Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 7:30pm
Sunday, October 27, 2019 at 5:00pm
General admission – $75
All tickets include admission to the grounds of Wave Hill.
SOLD OUT – Unfortunately, tickets to all performances sold out during the presale period for On Site Opera’s Duet Donors and Wave Hill’s members. Tickets to our next production will be available soon.
WHAT TO EXPECT
Running time: Approximately 2 1/2 hours with intermission
Language: English, with projected titles on the On Site Opera mobile app.
The production will begin outside, where audiences will be asked to stand. Audiences will then be asked to walk to a second outdoor/standing location before moving inside to two locations where seating will be provided. The outdoor/standing portion will last approximately 30 minutes.
Photo: Jennifer Check as The Governess. Photo by Milestone Images.