Title role debut in ‘The Rape of Lucretia’ at Wolftrap Opera

Following her critically acclaimed portrayal of Suzuki in ‘Madama Butterfly’ in the 2015-16 season, J’Nai Bridges returns to Wolftrap Opera to make her highly anticipated debut in the title role of Benjamin Britten’s gripping The Rape of Lucretia. Ms. Bridges performs June 10, 12, 15 & 18 with an accomplished cast, including Brenton Ryan as the Male Chorus; Kerriann Otaño as the Female Chorus; Christian Zaremba as Collatinus; Ben Edquist sings Junius, and Will Liverman as Tarquinius. Maestro Craig Kier leads from the pit for this Louisa Muller-directed production.

In addition to the performances, Wolftrap will host four community events as part of ‘The Lucretia Project,’ which features See Lucretia (June 1); The Lucretia Symposium (June 4); Read Lucretia (June 11); and Hear Lucretia (June 11).