JUN 22 - 24, 2018

Scare Pair: Usher House + The Canterville Ghost

By Gordon Getty
The Broad Stage - Main Stage


Ready for a spooky night out? The Broad Stage transforms into two different haunted houses in a double bill of operas by Gordon Getty. Writer Edgar Allan Poe takes the stage himself as the main character of Usher House, an unsettling chiller that has all the classic elements of Gothic horror: a high-strung recluse, a beautiful madwoman and a sinister doctor, all hidden away in a crumbling manor house full of secrets. The Canterville Ghost puts a deft comic spin on Oscar Wilde's witty tale, in which the 300-year-old ghost of an English nobleman fails to impress his newest audience, a family of Americans who simply refuse to be frightened.

Presented by LA Opera and The Broad Stage.

Member single ticket presale begins on Monday, July 9. Single tickets go on sale to the public on Monday, July 16.


Elīna Garanča, mezzo-soprano