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Tony Award winner Stewart Laing (Titanic) opted for a contemporary take on Abstract Expressionism in designing the world premiere of David Sawer's new opera, From Morning to Midnight, April 27 — May 15 at the English National Opera. Set in Germany, the opera is based on Georg Kaiser's novel by the same name and follows the sad tale of a cashier who robs the bank where he works in the morning, but by the end of the day his life is over. Directed by Richard Jones, the opera

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