Proteus Gowanus » holly gash An interdisciplinary gallery and reading room Sat, 19 Sep 2015 22:40:30 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Opera Outdoors in the Courtyard: La Calisto Fri, 01 Jul 2011 12:40:21 +0000 Friday, July 8 at 8pm
Sunday, July 10  at 8pm
Thursday, July 14 at 8pm
Saturday, July 16 at 8pm

Proteus Gowanus concludes our Paradise year with a grand finale: a Vertical Player Repertory production of Francesco Cavalli’s 17th century comedic opera La Calisto. Don’t miss this performance replete with divine shenanigans. The performance is staged outside under the stars in the post-industrial courtyard of our 19th century factory building. To read the review of the first night, click here.

Founded in 1998 by Judith Barnes, VPR began life in a storefront in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn. Making a successful transition from its intimate black box origins to the wide-open space of the Brooklyn Waterfront, VPR recently created two site-specific productions outdoors at the Red Hook Container Port. Il Tabarro, performed aboard an oil tanker, and Les Contes d’Hoffmann, performed atop tons of raw lumber in an amphitheatre made of huge shipping containers, won wide acclaim and drew crowds from far and wide.

Director Judith Barnes; Conductor and Harpsichordist Jennifer Peterson . Also, introducing three artists making their debut with VPR: Holly Gash, Soprano,in the role of Calisto, Marcy Richardson, Soprano, as Diana and L’Eternita and Matthew Curran, Bass, in the role of Giove.

Rain dates: Saturday July 9, Monday July 11, Friday July 15 and Sunday July 17.

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Images of the Event




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