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Dialogues of the Carmelites

Dialogues of the Carmelites

Opera


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Overview


Synopsis

Dialogues of the Carmelites is a tragic opera about fear, faith, and courage in a Carmelite convent during the French Revolution. Based on a true historical event, the opera follows the story of Blanche de la Force, a pathologically timid noblewoman who has sought refuge from her uncontrollable and innate fears in the Carmelite convent at Compiègne.


Characters

Female

Lead

Soprano

Female

Lead

Soprano

Male

Supporting

Tenor



Show Information

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

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