Hear from the cast members of Houston’s newest opera

Wednesday is World Opera Day and the Houston Grand Opera is performing the world premiere of a true, but little-known story about two unlikely allies during the Civil War.

A woman from a prominent Confederate family teamed up with a slave to become spies for the Union Army.

It’s bold, groundbreaking and it’s called “Intelligence.”

"This role that I'm playing in this opera, it doesn't feel like I'm acting, it doesn't feel I'm having to go too far outside of who I am and where I come from."


Watch the full segment HERE.