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Boston Lyric Opera Makes Trouble In Tahiti At Hockey Rink, Part Two

The Boston Lyric Opera has been working out of different spaces while seeking a permanent home. In May, it presented two short operas by Leonard Bernstein, Trouble In Tahiti and Arias & Barcarolles, in a 15,000 square foot hockey rink. Because both operas treat themes of dreams and disillusionment, the team combined the two into one piece, set in the swanky El Morocco, a 1950s style Manhattan nightclub, where the story of an unhappy marriage unfolds. Click through the slideshow for the lighting, video, and costume design, and read Part One for more about the venue and scenic design.

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