DRAGUS MAXIMUS: A Homersexual Opera Odyssey
About DRAGUS MAXIMUS
All roads lead to Rome… and to Heartbeat Opera’s fifth annual Halloween Drag Extravaganza! “New York’s singularly unconventional” (Opera News) indie opera company invites you to grab your golden fleece and catch a chariot down to Brooklyn’s Colosseum (aka Roulette) for an operatic, Greco-Roman orgy of gorgeous gladiators and glam goddesses. Join Homer and Sappho in a Herculean quest to Hades and back -- featuring the siren songs of Monteverdi, Handel, and Offenbach, plus a brand new number by Vavrek and Schlosberg. Come in costumes to make Cleopatra drool. When in Rome…
Heartbeat Opera is an innovative opera company in NYC that has been praised as "BOLD AND VIVID" by The New York Times, "PIONEERS" by The New Yorker, "GRIPPING" by Opera News, and "RADICAL" by The Wall Street Journal.