THE SCAFFOLDING

Genre: Other
Music, Libretto, Directed and Conducted by Martin Halpern

A Chamber Opera in Two Acts
Freely based on Henrik Ibsen's play The Master Builder

In a plot packed with psychological and moral ambiguities, a famous aging architect is confronted by a mysterious young woman out of his past. Their encounter builds through a series of emotional twists and turns to a climax in which he is rejuvenated, but at the cost of his life. Over all the action hovers the question: has she come to save him, to destroy him, or both at the same time?

Open:   06/23/05
Close:   06/26/05

Schedule:
Thursday-Saturday at 8pm, Sunday at 3pm
Theater:   Theater For The New City
Address:   155 First Avenue
New York, NY 10009
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Take the L train to 1st Avenue or the 6 train to Astor Place

Cost:$15.00, $10.00 Students and Seniors or Call: at 718-858-1549