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The Shining

'The Shining' Adaptation Delivers Spine-Chilling Horror on the Opera Stage >>

Mark Campbell's staging of 'The Shining' opened last week at Minnesota Opera. Based on Stephen King's horror novel turned silver-screen-psychological-nightmare by director Stanley Kubrick, the production features music from composer Paul Moravec.

Watch New Minnestoa Opera Piece 'The Shining' in Preview Before it Premieres May 7

EXCLUSIVE: Minnesota Opera Previews Campbell and Moravec's 'The Shining' >>

This year, the Minnesota Opera will define what it means to adapt a novel to stage. Stephen King's best-selling text, The Shining (and let's be clear we're not talking about Kubrick), is a risky endeavor, one in dealing with enough psychologically-based thematic concepts that it could have driven librettist Mark Campbell insane just to write.

Minnesota Opera's 'Silent Night,' About World War I Christmas Eve Truce, Broadcasting Nationwide on PBS >>

The Minnesota Opera's performance of 'Silent Night,' the true story of a miraculous moment of peace during one of the bloodiest wars in history, will be broadcast on PBS stations nationwide starting on December 13.

Good or Bad: Minnesota Opera Announces Paul Moravec, Mark Campbell Opera Based on ‘The Shining’ >>

The Minnesota Opera recently announced that it has commissioned an opera based on Stephen King's 'The Shining.' Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Paul Moravec will work with librettist Mark Campbell to adapt King's 1977 horror classic. The opera will receive its world première in 2016.

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