Virginia Opera’s 2012-13 Season begins with The Pearl Fishers. Today, Costume Designer Merrily Murray-Walsh provides an exclusive peek at her beautiful, yet understated designs that bring this new production to life. To read a full synopsis of The Pearl Fishers, click here.
Film/TV credits: "Kingfish: A Story of Huey P. Long," "In Search of Dr. Suess', "The Murder of Mary Phagan," "The Glass Menagerie," "MGM: When the Lion Roared," "War Story: Vietnam," and "Miss Lonelyhearts." Opera designs: Vanqui at Opera Columbus, and Dialogues of the Carmelites, Patience, and Margaret Garner at Glimmerglass Opera and New York City Opera. Theater credits: The Speed of Darkness and Brothers on Broadway, and The Iceman Cometh at Abbey Theatre. Regional theatre work: Old Globe Theatre, South Coast Repertory, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Actor's Theatre of Louisville, Hartford Stage, Goodman Theatre, Williamstown, and Arena Stage, among others.
The Pearl Fishers opens in Norfolk on September 29, with additional performances in Norfolk, Richmond and Fairfax. To see these costumes live, visit www.vaopera.org and reserve your seat today!