Between Two Palms with Stephanie Blythe and Jack O'BrienWednesday 10/21
Between Two Palms invites you to view a live stream conversation and Q & A with award-winning artmakers from the performing, visual and literary arts in conversations with JACK O'BRIEN, RICHARD ERICSON AND JEFF JOHNSON.
STEPHANIE BLYTHE, mezzo-soprano, is a renowned opera singer and recitalist. One of the most highly respected and critically acclaimed artists of her generation, her repertoire ranges from Handel to Wagner, German lieder to contemporary and classic American song. Ms. Blythe has performed on many of the world’s great stages, such as Carnegie Hall, the Metropolitan Opera, Covent Garden, Paris National, San Francisco, Chicago Lyric and Seattle Operas. Her live Met Opera HD broadcasts include Orfeo ed Euridice, Il Trittico, Falstaff, and the complete Ring Cycle. Recordings include her solo crossover album, “As Long As There Are Songs” and works by Mahler, Brahms, Wagner, Handel and Bach. She was named Musical America’s Vocalist of the Year in 2009, received an Opera News Award in 2007 and won the prestigious Richard Tucker Award in 1999. Currently the Artistic Director of Fall Island Vocal Arts Seminar she was recently appointed Director of the Graduate Vocal Arts Program at Bard College. Ms. Blythe occasionally moonlights as the dramatic tenor, Blythely Oratonio.
JACK O’BRIEN has won three Tony Awards for his direction of Hairspray, Henry IV and The Coast of Utopia. Other Broadway credits include All My Sons, Carousel, The Front Page, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, It’s Only a Play, Macbeth, The Nance, Catch Me If You Can, Impressionism, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Tony nomination), Imaginary Friends, The Invention of Love (Tony nomination & Drama Desk winner), The Full Monty (Tony nomination), More to Love, Getting Away with Murder, The Little Foxes, Damn Yankees, Two Shakespearean Actors (Tony nomination) and Porgy & Bess (Tony nomination). Off-Broadway includes Tom Stoppard’s The Hard Problem, Pride’s Crossing and Hapgood (Lucille Lortel Award). Other productions include Il Trittico at the Metropolitan Opera, Guys & Dolls at Carnegie Hall, Much Ado About Nothing for the NYSF, Love Never Dies and Hairspray (Olivier nomination). Mr. O’Brien was Artistic Director of the Old Globe Theatre from 1981 till 2007. He has directed six programs for PBS’s “American Playhouse.” His book, Jack Be Nimble, is published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux.
Price$20, $15 mbrs.
VenueThe Studios of Key West
Address533 Eaton Street
Key West, FL 33040 533 Eaton Street Key West, FL 33040