Loading...

Events

Nero and The Fall of Lehman Brothers/Montreal

June 14/15/16/17 2018Set a few days before the crash of one of the most important investment banks on Wall Street, Jonathan Dawe’s Nero and The Fall of Lehman Brothers draws on baroque opera rhetoric to tell this key chapter of the last great financial crisis. Attiring the protagonists of these events with the antique masks of Nero, Seneca, Agrippina, and Poppea, Dawe creates a terrifically chaotic universe through which the tragedy of transaction and the game of high-finance power are revealed.

Read more ›

NERO and THE FALL OF LEHMAN BROTHERS

CastNERO: Paul LaRosa POPPEA: Zulimar López-Hernández SENECA: Timothy McDevitt AGRIPPINA: Ariana Chris TRADERS: David Davani, Andrew Dwan, Brian Jeffers and Derek Lee Ragin as MERCURY Dancers Laura Careless, Angela Cascone, Chanel Dasilva Laura Careless, choreographer Music Ensemble ENSEMBLE ÉCHAPPÉ Jocelin Pan and Nina Young, Directors Benjamin Grow, Conductor Stage Direction by Alastair Boag Photo credit: Ronald Andrew Schvarztman

Read more ›