Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
Opera Parallèle presents Les mamelles de Tirésias/Mahagonny Songspiel
Community Rental Program
A boat that travels on dry land… Steampunk… A man giving birth to over 40,000 babies in a single day! Join Opera Parallèle on an unforgettable journey, as a theater troupe of desert wanderers sings the jazz-infused melodies Kurt Weill’s
. They’re searching for paradise—and that now-rarest of commodities, water—in a shattered world. Along the way, they discover not paradise, but an audience for their performance of Poulenc’s outrageously surreal satire
Les mamelles de Tirésias
. Brian Staufenbiel’s scenic concept seamlessly melds the two works into one extraordinary operatic experience, under the brilliant musical leadership of Nicole Paiement. Be there!