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War Is a Racket

  • Boston Conservatory at Berklee 132 Ipswich Street Boston, MA, 02215 (map)

A new chamber opera by Greg Nahabedian, War is a Racket is based on the life of Smedley Butler, an early 20th century marine general who was asked by a shadow organization of Wall Street bankers to lead a violent coup against FDR. 

The premiere, on 04/22 at 4PM, will feature Alec Norkey, Cassidy Goldblatt, Emilie Catlett, Brianna Tagliaferro, Kevin Madison, Chris Janson, Neil Parsons, Cory Gross, David Vess, Felix Tomlinson, Joshua Scheid, Julian Drummond, Liam Mcgookin-Cunningham, Shannon Leigh, Marcus Schnenck, Michele Frances, Neil McNulty, and Nora Burgard.

Later Event: May 1