Introducing Proving Up
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From time to time, Miller augments its lineup with special programs designed to explore niches beyond...

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Introducing Proving Up

A Conversation with Missy Mazzoli, Royce Vavrek, and Karen Russell

Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 6:30pm

Lenfest Center for the Arts

FREE

Composer Missy Mazzoli and librettist Royce Vavrek thrilled audiences and critics alike in 2016 with the premiere of their opera Breaking the Waves. On the eve of the New York premiere of Proving Up, the creative duo joins Karen Russell—author of the short story which they adapted for their new opera—for a conversation about the project with Associate Dean and Executive Director Melissa Smey. 

Free and open to the public. Registration opens in September.


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Co-Presented by Columbia University School of the Arts and Miller Theatre

Photo by Matt Zugale for Miller Theatre