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Free Entry with TNS ID to Parsons & Mannes Opera’s “Il Postino” the Friday & Saturday

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Friday, May 9 and Saturday, May 10 at 7:30pm

The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College
695 Park Avenue (entrance on Lexington and 68th Street)

Under the direction of Artistic Director Joseph Colaneri, the critically acclaimed Mannes Opera Young Artists present a complete, fully staged performance in collaboration with the Mannes Orchestra.The opera for this spring production is: Il Postino by Daniel Catán. This production will be a design collaboration between Parsons The New School for Design & The Mannes Opera.

Based on the Academy Award-winning 1994 Italian film that became a surprise hit with audiences around the world, and also on the 1985 novel Ardiente Paciencia by Antonio Skármeta, Il Postino tells the story of a shy young postman in a tiny Italian fishing village, who discovers the courage to pursue his dreams through his daily deliveries to his only customer, the esteemed Chilean poet Pablo Neruda.

Tickets: $25; students/seniors: $10; One FREE entry per The New School ID, while seating is available.

Ticket available at the Kaye Box Office: 212-772-4448.
http://kayeplayhouse.hunter.cuny.edu

Get a behind-the-scenes look at this incredible Parsons / Mannes Opera collaborative production!

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