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Poulenc@PSU: The Breasts of Tiresias (Les Mamelles de Tirésias)
Saturday, December 8, 2018 - 7:30pm
Poulenc@PSU: The Breasts of Tiresias (Les Mamelles de Tirésias)

Poulenc@PSU: The Breasts of Tiresias (Les Mamelles de Tirésias)

November 30 - December 1 | 7:30 - 8:45 PM
December 7 - December 8 | 7:30 - 8:45 PM
December 2 | 3:00 - 4:15 PM Matinee
December 9 | 3:00 - 4:15 PM Matinee

Lincoln Studio Theater

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It's absurd! The government is getting involved in its citizens' reproductive rights? The edict is clear: we must replenish the population after the devastation of the Great War. Thérèse refuses. That leaves the task to her husband, who gives birth to 40,049 babies in a single day in Poulenc’s gender-bending, surrealist opera The Breasts of Tiresias, based on the play by Guillaume Apollinaire.