Opera, Alive

Upstart company tackles modern work about death penalty

Posted: January 4, 2013 at 5:03 a.m.

Joshua Devane, from left, as Owen Hart, Tamara Ryan, as Kitty Hart, and Lindsey Anderson, as Sister Helen Prejean, rehearse for the upcoming Opera Fayetteville production “Dead Man Walking.” The show chronicles a nun’s counseling of a condemned prisoner.

Tamara Ryan spent hours reading scripts that held the potential to be Opera Fayetteville’s second production.


The original version of this story misstated the name of the director. The error has been corrected.

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