Release date: 10/11/2016
DRAG QUEEN OF THE OPERA!
An Evening of Opera, Drag and Macabre Debauchery Hosted by Heklina
October 30 at Oasis
SFOL PopUp Halloween Edition.pdf Photos Available
Gals, ghouls, and divas in drag abound when SF Opera Lab pops up at OASIS on Halloween eve, October 30. Legendary drag artist Heklina hosts a night of opera, drag and debauchery featuring soprano Julie Adams, mezzo-soprano Renée Rapier, tenor Brenton Ryan, bass-baritone Brad Walker and pianist Jennifer Szeto.
Come in costume or visit the costume booth provided by the San Francisco Opera Costume Shop for a chance to win SF Opera Lab swag and tickets. The performance begins at 8pm (doors open at 7pm) and the party continues after the show with a live DJ. This event is 21+ only with valid photo ID.
Drag Queen of the Opera! is SF Opera Lab’s third pop-up, following sold-out events at Public Works and The Chapel in San Francisco’s Mission district earlier this year.
San Francisco Opera’s SF Opera Lab pushes the boundaries of opera with intimate, eclectic and adventurous experiences. Launched in Spring 2016, SF Opera Lab explores innovative programming that celebrates the power of the human voice theatrically in intimate spaces beyond the War Memorial Opera House. You’ll find SF Opera Lab in the Company’s Taube Atrium Theater at theWilsey Center for Opera, and popping-up in interesting venues around the Bay Area.
Season Two of SF Opera Lab at the Taube Atrium Theater opens in February 2017; for more information visit sfoperalab.com.
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SF OPERA LAB POP-UP @ OASIS – Halloween Edition!
DRAG QUEEN OF THE OPERA!
DATE: Sunday, October 30, 2016
TIME: Doors @ 7pm / Show @ 8pm / Live DJ following performance
WHERE: OASIS (located in the heart of San Francisco’s SOMA district; 298 11th Street, San Francisco, 94127)
Hosted by: Heklina
Featuring: soprano Julie Adams, mezzo-soprano Renée Rapier, tenor Brenton Ryan, bass-baritone Brad Walker and pianist Jennifer Szeto
Gals, ghouls, and divas in drag abound at our next SF Opera Lab Pop-Up at OASIS. Join San Francisco Opera artists on the eve of Halloween for some operatic debauchery with a touch of drag macabre. Grab a cocktail and brush up on your lip-syncing skills and your opera herstory as drag superstar Heklina takes you on a wicked ride full of highs and lows—notes, that is!
Come in costume or visit the costume booth provided by the San Francisco Opera Costume Shop for a chance to win SF Opera Lab swag and tickets. Costume optional, but don't forget your dancing shoes for a live DJ following the performance.
Tickets: $25 advance at sfoperalab.com. 21+ only with valid photo ID.
For the complete press release, please view the attached PDF.