The Shining

May 15-23

Music by Paul Moravec
Libretto by Mark Campbell
Based on the novel by Stephen King

ONE HELL OF A RIDE

Inspired by Stephen King’s best-selling novel, this Minnesota Opera original returns after its sold-out, critically acclaimed world premiere. As the Torrance family settles in at the infamous Overlook Hotel, the caretaker Jack comes face to face with his own demonsreal and imagined. Will he be able to protect his wife and son from the evil forces within the hotel? This supernatural thrill ride will keep you on the edge of your seat.  

Perfect if you like CarrieThe Flying Dutchman, or Psycho.

Language

Sung in English with English captions projected above the stage.

Runtime

Approximately two hours and 22 minutes with one intermission.

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Act I

Jack Torrance has been engaged as winter caretaker for the Overlook Hotel in a remote part of the Colorado Rockies and arrives there with his wife, Wendy, and son, Danny, during the last weekend…

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Paul Moravec

Paul Moravec, recipient of the 2004 Pulitzer Prize for Music, is the composer of numerous orchestral, chamber, choral, operatic and…

About the Opera

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My earliest experience with the artistry of Stephen King was with his first published novel, Carrie (1974), about a much-bullied, mentally gifted teenager…

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