Thursday, March 26, 2020 | 10:00am - 2:15pm
MICHIGAN OPERA THEATRE AT
THE DETROIT OPERA HOUSE: CHAMPION
Thursday, March 26 - Registration required
Bus leaves Next at 10:00 am, returns about 2:15 pm
Terence Blanchard’s “opera in jazz” makes its Detroit Opera House debut March 26. Based on the real story of prized fighter Emile Griffith, Champion is a refl ction on the boxer’s life as he
struggles with regret, prejudice and the fluidity of sexual and societal morality. Featuring opera star Denyce Graves, Champion is a self-refl ective work not to be missed. The running time for
this performance is approximately 2 hours and 20 minutes, including intermission.