Texas Tech Opera Theatre to Perform "The Turn of the Screw"

The opera by Benjamin Britten is based on the story by Henry James.

WHAT: The Texas Tech University School of Music Opera Theatre will perform “The Turn of the Screw,” an opera in a prologue and two acts by Benjamin Britten, based on the literacy classic by Henry James.

John Hollins is conducting the opera, Gerald Dolter is the stage director, and Timothy Walsh is the scenic and lighting designer.

Tickets can be purchased online or at the door: general admission is $15, seniors can purchase tickets for $12, students with ID can purchase tickets for $10, and Texas Tech students with ID are admitted for free.

This production contains adult themes and situations and is not recommended for children under 13.

WHEN: 7 p.m. Friday (Nov. 20) and Saturday (Nov. 21)

WHERE: Allen Theatre in the Student Union Building (SUB)

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CONTACT:  Gerald Dolter, director of music theatre, School of Music, Texas Tech University, (806) 834-7191 or gerald.dolter@ttu.edu

School of Music

The School of Music

The School of Music is part of the J.T. and Margaret Talkington College of Visual & Performing Arts.

With more than 500 students, the size is ideal for creating larger ensembles as well as ensuring individual attention with private study.

Faculty includes a performing specialist on all band and orchestral instruments as well as piano, voice, organ, harp and guitar, and specialists in conducting, composition, electronic music, music education, musicology, world music and music theory.