mnopera.org - You're invited! Manhattan socialite Millicent Jordan plans the perfect dinner party, but as her guests arrive, business intrigues and romantic entanglements are brought to light in this dark comedy. Dinner at Eight is a winning new work that charmingly weds American musical theater and opera.
Music by William Bolcom. Libretto by Mark Campbell. Based on the play by George S. Kaufman and Edna Ferber.
Preliminary run time of 2 hours and 6 minutes, including one intermission.
Sung in English with English captions projected above the stage.
A world premiere and New Works Initiative production.