THE QUEEN IN ME
Teiya Kasahara

JUNE 2, 3, AND 4, 2022
7:30 P.M.


Please note: Given a continued surge of Omicron transmission across Ontario, the Canadian Opera Company is cancelling all live-audience performances of Puccini’s Madama Butterfly. At this time, no further 2021/2022 in-person productions have been cancelled.

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Performed at the Canadian Opera Company Theatre
227 Front St. E., Toronto, Ontario



WORLD PREMIERE

A new co-production by Canadian Opera Company, Amplified Opera, Nightwood Theatre,
and Theatre Gargantua

Featuring music from La Bohème, Lucia di Lammermoor, Macbeth, Madama Butterfly, Manon Lescaut, Rigoletto, Salome, and The Magic Flute.

Combining comedy, drama, and plenty of opera, this exuberant show by interdisciplinary artist  Teiya Kasahara 笠原貞野 (they/them) explores the many ways that race, gender, and sexuality are policed in the opera industry.

Through the lens of The Magic Flute's iconic Queen of the Night, the show reclaims space for the multitudes of women, trans, and non-binary individuals excluded from the stage, daring to imagine new narrative possibilities for the art form.



CAST AND CREATIVE TEAM


Created and performed by Teiya Kasahara 笠原貞野


Full cast and creative team to be announced at a later date.

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