Green Opera presents

555: Verlaine En Prison

By Logan Lopez Gonzalez and Eleanor Burke

Paul Verlaine, for shooting and injuring Arthur Rimbaud with a revolver, you are herby sentenced to 555 days in prison!”

After a sold-out premiere at La Monnaie/DE MUNT, environmentally-sustainable opera company Green Opera (Bluebeard’s Castle 2022), presents 555: Verlaine en prison for one night only!
Featuring music from composers including Debussy, Hahn and Fauré as well as Verlaine’s poetry and letters, this new piece explores the tragic and turbulent life of Paul Verlaine, the ‘French Oscar Wilde’ and 555 day incarceration in Mons prison for shooting his lover, the poet Arthur Rimbaud.

SEATS FOR SEEDS: For every ticket sold, Green Opera plants a tree with Eden Reforestation Projects.