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On sale in 2021

Berkshire Opera Festival (BOF) returns live opera to the stage in 2021 with the great American opera, Glory Denied. 
 
Glory Denied is a gripping tale of an American family during one of our nation’s most turbulent times.  It tells the true story of Colonel Jim Thompson, America’s longest-held prisoner of war, from his suffering in the jungle of southeast Asia to his personal torment following his liberation as he returns to a country he no longer recognizes and a family that barely recognizes him.

The Cast:
Baritone Daniel Belcher – Older Jim

Soprano Caroline Worra – Older Alyce
Tenor John Riesen – Younger Jim
Soprano Maria Valdes – Younger Alice

Creative Team:
Music and Libretto – Tom Cipullo
Conductor –  Geoffrey Larson

Stage Director – Sarah Meyers
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