Set in St. Petersburg, Russia in 1835, the opera follows the descent of a low-ranking Russian official–Aksentiy Ivanovich Poprischin, the “Madman”–into the insanity and despair Gogol hauntingly depicted in diary format almost two centuries ago.
2015 Semi-Finalist for The American Prize in the Opera/Theater/Film Division. Based on the short Russian story by Nikolai Gogol.
Both in-person and livestream options available.
Location: 18th & Union (Seattle – between Central District & Capitol Hill)
All tickets sliding scale: $10 (discount) to $45 (livestream watch party), available here.