Dead Man Walking
March 4, 8, 10 (7:30 p.m.) and 12th (2:00 p.m.)
Music by Jake Heggie; Libretto by Terrence McNally; Based on the novel by Sister Helen Prejean
This opera was commissioned by the San Francisco Opera
One of the most frequently performed contemporary operas in recent years, Dead Man Walking is an
unforgettable experience and promises to leave you stunned and breathless. Lyric Opera presents this opera
based on the book by Sister Helen Prejean at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts in March 2017.
Please note: Dead Man Walking will contain brief nudity, graphic violence and explicit language.