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Elizabeth Cree

Chicago Opera Theater at The Studebaker Theater
410 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, Il, 60605 | directions
Midwest Premiere
Music by Kevin Puts & Libretto by Mark Campbell
Directed by David Schweizer
Based on the book by Peter Ackroyd

A suspenseful world premiere thriller, set against the gaslit and bloody backdrop of Victorian London.

On trial for her husband’s murder, Elizabeth weaves the story of her days in an English music hall, the people she meets, and the grisly slayings that begin not long after she joins the troupe. Her trial is complicated by the discovery of her husband’s diary and the shocking details within. Historical luminaries like George Gissing, Den Leno, and Karl Marx all make appearances in this dark and thrilling world premiere.

PRICE:$45-$145      RUN: Feb 10 - Feb 18, 2018

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