The White Witch is based on the 19th century Jamaican legend of Annie Palmer, a woman notoriously known as "The White Witch of Rose Hall." It is a tale of voodoo, murder, and revenge, but above all, hubris that ultimately receives its just reward.
Salem State theatre professor Jerry L. Johnson directs. Salem State music department voice faculty Holly Zagaria plays the title role, accompanied by music department percussion faculty Abe Finch.
This one-act opera has music composed by Brian Schober with a libretto by Joan Ross Sorkin. The composer will present a talk about the work on Monday, October 28 at 11 am in Salem State's Recital Hall, 71 Loring Ave. which is free and open to the public.
Prelude Conversation - There will be a Prelude Conversation with the creators prior to the opening night performance on October 30 at 6:30 pm.
NOTE: Contains mature themes and may be inappropriate for audience members under the age of 13.
$15 seniors and non-SSU students 18 and above
Salem State students and those under 18 receive free admission.
For access and accommodation information, visit salemstate.edu/access