Theater-goers in Cleveland have an opportunity this weekend to see a familiar story presented in a different way.
The production of “A Streetcar Named Desire” at Masonic Auditorium is an opera.
It’s rarely been heard anywhere, and WKSU’s Vivian Goodman reports this will be the first time ever in Cleveland.
It’s a fully-staged opera in 3 acts with full orchestra. As rehearsal begins the stage crew works on a multi-level set crammed with furniture. There’s scaffolding, backdrops, giant video projections, multiple costume changes.