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Samson et Dalila (Samson and Delilah)

Samson et Dalila (Samson and Delilah)

Samson and Dalila

Opera




Overview


Synopsis

In ancient Palestine, the Hebrews are held in bondage to the Philistines. Samson, the leader of the Hebrews, leads his people in a revolt against the Philistines. His amazing strength defeats all foes. Unfortunately, a beautiful Philistine woman, Dalila, seduces him. He tells her the secrets of his strength, and the Philistines conquer the Hebrews again. In the end, Samson is able to conjure up his strength one last time to destroy both the Philistines and himself.


Characters

Female

Lead

Mezzo-Soprano

Male

Lead

Tenor

Male

Supporting

Baritone



Show Information

Category
Opera
Number of Acts:
3 Acts
Cast Size
medium
Licensor:
None/royalty-free
Casting Notes:
Mostly male cast
Includes young adult, adult, mature adult, elderly, child, early teen, late teen characters

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