By Jake Heggie
Caroline Clegg Director
James Holmes Conductor
Dead Man Walking tells the real life story of Joseph de Rocher, sentenced to death in Louisiana for the rape and murder of a young boy and girl. The opera looks at the relationship between de Rocher and Sister Helen Prejean as they strike up a pen pal relationship whilst de Rocher sits on Death Row awaiting his execution.
Please Note: This production may not be suitable for younger children.