“Opus” In the Grand Rapids Press

Check out this excerpt from an article about Opus by Grand Rapids Press writer John Phipps! (Be sure and go over to www.mlive.com to read the complete article.)

Grand Rapids’ Actors Theatre debuts award-winning Opus

Photo Credit: Cory Morse | The Grand Rapids Press The cast: From left, Ralph Lister, Steven J. Anderson, Lauren Greer, Michael Smolinski and Greg Rogers star in "Opus."

GRAND RAPIDS — How’s this for a nightmare? You land a position most people in your field would kill for, only to learn that your job performance will be evaluated by one of the most powerful executives on the globe.

And your success will depend on how you handle being sucked into a vortex of passions, tensions and personalities generated by three complex co-workers who demand nothing less than world-class achievement — all under the scrutiny of a national TV crew.

Welcome to the world of Grace, a gifted young viola player who must wonder why she turned her back on an audition for a safe orchestra chair in favor of this swirling unknown in Michael Hollinger’s “Opus.”

The award-winning, one-act drama with comedic edges gets its West Michigan premiere by Actors’ Theatre this weekend in Spectrum Theater with a star cast and director….

(Read the rest of the article at www.mlive.com)

Performance Information on Opus:

When: 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday (Jan. 27-29) and Feb. 3-5; final rehearsal at 8 p.m. Wednesday open to the public

Where: Spectrum Theater, 160 Fountain St. NE

Tickets: $24 adults, $20 students and seniors at the box office, 234-3946 or atgr.org; $5 for all ages at Wednesday’s rehearsal

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