Nov 17, 19 and 24 - Chicago Fringe Opera presents three performances of Benjamin Britten’s 1946 chamber opera The Rape of Lucretia. The opera’s story is based on the poems of the same name by Shakespeare and Ovid. Chicago Fringe Opera sets this story in the present day examining the prevalence of rape in the military. Using live video, this production takes place during a military investigation into an alleged rape, and focuses on the aftermath of sexual violence.
2/20/15 - 5/3/14 - THE HAMMER TRINITY tells the story of young Casper Kent recovering the lost Hammer and taking the Crown, defending it against pirates and the Crownless faction, and ultimately relinquishing the Hammer’s great power for the greater good.