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Opera on Tap presents Roman Fever

  • Uncommon Ground 1401 West Devon Avenue Chicago, IL, 60660 United States (map)

Opera On Tap will continue its Operatic Book Club series with a setting of Edith Wharton’s short story Roman Fever, by American composer Robert Ward. The story is set in a terrace restaurant overlooking the Roman Forum where two widows and their daughters have met by chance. As their daughters talk of falling in love, the full story of the widows’ meeting in the same place twenty years earlier is revealed. 

Featuring: Emma Cox as Alida, SladeMarysa Abbas as Grace Ansley, Teaira Burge as Jenny Slade, Samantha Attaguile as Barbara AnsleyIan,  McGuffin as Cameriere

Directed by: Heather Keith
Music Directed & Accompanied by: Jordan Crice