Worth dressing up for

World-class opera will return to the Oregon Coast this Saturday, Nov. 18, when “The Exterminating Angel,” graces the big screen at the Newport Performing Arts Center.

This latest offering from The Met: Live in HD is the American premier for the opera, written by Thomas Adès and inspired by the classic Luis Buñuel film of the same name.

Hailed by the New York Times as “inventive and audacious,” the production is a surreal fantasy about a dinner party from which the guests can’t escape.

Tom Cairns, who wrote the libretto, directs the new production while Adès conducts.

The screening will run from 10 am to 12:30 pm, with one intermission, at 777 W. Olive Street.

Tickets, $21 for adults, $18 for seniors and $10 for students, are available at the box office or by calling 541-265-2787.

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.