FIERCE Runs July 6-10

CO_Fierce logoFIERCE
Cincinnati Opera
July 6-10
SCPA’s Corbett Theater [Over-the-Rhine]

Cast & creative team |

Four teenage girls gather for a workshop on writing an effective college essay. The teacher asks, “Tell me who you are,” prompting each young woman to share her story. One mourns the loss of a special friend, while another hides behind her popularity. The third feels constrained by her parents’ expectations, and the last faces a troubled homelife. Despite the chorus of trolls that taunts them, the girls unite, embarking on a transformative journey toward empowerment and self-assurance. With authenticity and sensitivity, Northern Kentucky-based novelist Sheila Williams interviewed local teens to inspire the opera’s libretto, while Cincinnati native William Menefield employs jazz, modern, and classical music styles in its high-energy score. Sung in English with projected lyrics.

  • Wed, July 6 at 7:30pm
  • Sat, July 9 at 3pm
  • Sun, July 10 at 7:30pm

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