What if the family narrative that shapes us is a lie? “Three Decembers” tells the story of aging Broadway star Madeline Mitchell and her two adult children as they struggle to connect and heal old wounds while family secrets are revealed. This intimate, compelling drama takes place over two decades during the AIDS crisis, and has been hailed by critics as a modern masterpiece.
Music by Jake Heggie
Libretto by Gene Scheer
Based on an original play by Terrence McNally Commissioned by the Houston Grand Opera in 2008
Tickets: $60 general; $20 for students and youth.