Entries from THE DRESSING tagged with 'Jeanette Winterson'

WNO Premiers Opera by Jeanine Tesori

On December 14, 2013, Washington National Opera premiered The Lion, The Unicorn, and Me by composer Jeanine Tesori and librettist J. D. McClatchy, WNO's first opera by a woman composer. This 90-minute family opera, commissioned by WNO's Artistic Director Francesca Zambello, is based on The Lion, The Unicorn and Me: The Donkey's Christmas Story by British novelist Jeanette Winterson. Zambello, who directed the production, also chose the book. Set in two acts, the first half of the show introduces the Me of the title, a boy angel with a set of golden wings that he seems to have trouble adjusting....

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