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A Coffin in Egypt is a spectacular opera production by the Houston Gran Opera that is set to see its world premiere at the Cullen Theater in the Wortham Theater Center. This is a marvelous production that combines theatrical arts with enchanting music, a state of the art production as are all by the Houston Grand Opera. It is the world premiere of this opera, watchable live when its debuts by ordering A Coffin in Egypt tickets now.
A Coffin in Egypt is a spectacular piece written for fable opera superstar, Frederica von Stade, described as a tour-de-force in the world of opera. It is rich with art by Horton Foote, the famous author and playwright from Texas. This world premiere will mark over fifty world premieres hosted by the Houston Grand Opera to date. It features music by composer Ricky Ian Gordon with the libretto by Leonard Fogtia. Its cast features Frederica von Stade as Myrtle Bledsoe, David Matranga as Hunter Bledsoe and Carolyn Johnson as Elsie Bledsoe.
A Coffin in Egypt's creative team is led by conductor Timothy Myers with Leonard Fogtia as the director. Riccardo Hernandez is the set and costume designer with Brian Nason as the lighting designer. The Houston Grand Opera Orchestra will be playing awesome music to the opera, which will be sung in English at the Cullen Theater during its world premiere.
This is the work of Horton Foote, a famous American author and playwright from Wharton, Texas who passed away in 2009. A playwright and screenwriter, his first production was Lily Dale in 1986 and he would go on to work on famous works such as the screenplay of To Kill a Mockingbird's film adaptation, released in 1962. He also worked on Tender Mercies and Old Man. His magnum opus includes The Orphans' Home Circle and The Young Man From Atlanta. He is the recipient of many awards, including the highly coveted Pulitzer Prize for Drama, two Academy Awards, Emmy Awards and the National Medal of Arts.
Horton Foote won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama for his work on The Young Man From Atlanta, a famous play. He was the first person to win the Distinguished Screenwriter Award from the Austin Film Festival. The Orphans' Home Cycle, a three play magnum opus was reviewed in the Wall Street Journal as a 'masterpiece' going so far as to place it as one of the 'signal achievements of American theater in the 20th century'.
On TV, he wrote such TV shows, series and studios as The Gabby Hayes Show, The Trip to Bountiful, The Philco Television Playhouse, Playhouse 90, The United States Steel Hour, Armchair Theater, ITV Playhouse and DuPont Show of the Month. He adapted Old Man for TV, receiving two Emmy Award nominations and winning the Emmy Award for the Outstanding Writing of a Miniseries or Special.
This is a production by the Houston Grand Opera, an opera company founded by Walter Herbert, Edward Bing, Mrs. Louis G. Lobit and Charles Cockrell in 1955. Each season, it presents upto eight productions, with an aim of enriching the culture of Houston, the state of Texas and the entire US.
It has an operating budget of twenty million dollars and serves more than five million people each year. It is one of the biggest commissioners and producers on new theatrical works, being home to fifty plus world premieres and six American premieres. It has also won two Grammy Awards, two Emmy Awards and a Tony Award making it the only opera company in the whole world to have won all three. It is a company to see performing live on stage with A Coffin in Egypt tickets.