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The story behind the “first truly American Opera” on Coast Live

Posted at 1:37 PM, Sep 24, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-24 13:37:27-04

NORFOLK, Va -  The Virginia Opera is presenting what has been hailed by critics as the first truly “American Opera.”  Street Scene mixes comedy, romance, and tragedy inside a single New York City tenement and was the winner of the very first Tony Award for Best Original Score in 1947.

Street Scene
Friday, September 28
Sunday, September 30
Tuesday, October 2
Norfolk's Harrison Opera House

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Virginia Opera
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