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    Dido (& Aeneas)

    A musical drama based on Henry Purcell and Nahum Tates baroque chamber opera of the same name. The libretto has been adapted by director Cara Reichel and dramaturg Roxane Heinze from classic texts by Virgil, Marlowe, Chaucer, and Ovid, among others. The story takes place in the ancient African city of Carthage, where the wandering Trojan soldier Aeneas lands, seven years after the destruction of Troy by the Greeks. Dido, the Queen of Carthage, falls in love with him, but Aeneas is fated to journey onward and found Rome. Their romance is destined to end in heartbreak for the queen. Prospects production integrates a variety of texts and modernizes the musical vocabulary of Dido, giving a fresh voice to this tragic heroine.

    Dates:  Feb. 8, 2003 - March 2, 2003
    Schedule:  Thurs.-Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 3 p.m., plus Feb. 10, 28 at 8 p.m.
    Venue:  West End Theater, 263 W. 86th St.
    Price:  $15, students $12
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    Tickets/info:  (212) 206-1515

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