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Sheila Silver

I am the composer of A Thousand Splendid Suns, one of the featured works presented on the 2016 New Opera Showcase. Set in Afghanistan in the later half of the 20th century,  A Thousand Splendid Suns is a universal story of love and the triumph of the female spirit. Through different circumstances and twenty years apart, two 15 year old girls are each forced into marriage with the same brutal man. Not only do we get glimpse of the women "under the veil" but these heroines offer an inspiring example of how the power of love can transcend all obstacles. It is based on the international best-seller by Khaled Hosseini, author of The Kite Runner. For more information go to http://www.sheilasilver.com/1000-splendid-suns-3/
Wednesday, June 20
 

1:00pm CDT

2:00pm CDT

4:30pm CDT

6:30pm CDT

8:00pm CDT

11:00pm CDT

 
Thursday, June 21
 

9:15am CDT

3:30pm CDT

5:00pm CDT

5:45pm CDT

8:00pm CDT

10:00pm CDT

 
Friday, June 22
 

8:00am CDT

9:00am CDT

3:30pm CDT

5:15pm CDT

6:00pm CDT

8:00pm CDT

10:45pm CDT

 
Saturday, June 23
 

11:00am CDT

1:15pm CDT

2:45pm CDT