En la ardiente oscuridad is a new, Spanish-language chamber opera with music by Omar Najmi and a libretto adapted from the 1947 play by Antonio Buero Vallejo. The opera will be presented in a world-premiere staged production led by Katy Early as stage director, and Brendon Shapiro as musical director.

When: September 6, 7:30 PM / September 8, 2:00 PM

Where: The Dorothy and Charles Mosesian Center for the Arts

Black Box Theater

321 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA 02472

Tickets: https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pr/1015252


Elisa: Laura Intravia

Juana: Kelley Hollis

Esperanza: Maggie Finnegan

Lolita: Jennifer Jaroslavsky

La Madre de Ignacio: Michelle Trainor

Doña Pepita: Vera Savage

Miguelín: Fran Daniel Laucerica

Ignacio: Omar Najmi

Pedro: Grant Yosenick

Carlos: John Castillo

Alberto: Mitch FitzDaniel

Don Pablo: Ryne Cherry

Please check out our new podcast for an auditory description of the plot and an introduction to the major musical themes: 

A Window Into En la ardiente oscuridad

© 2017 by Omar Najmi