5:24 PM EST, November 4, 2012
It's a show hundreds of years in the making. Sunday night, ghoulish drama, music and dance made its way to Roanoke.
Opera Roanoke continued it's performance series of The Masques of Orpheus.
The opera featured scenes from popular classic composers.
"In the spirit of the Halloween season we have a ghoulish entertainment. I'm about to put on my wig and become Edgar Allan Poe and host an evening called Tempest, Ghosts and Mad Queens," said Scott Williamson, the Roanoke Opera Artistic Director.
Williamson calls it 'Opera Unplugged' because of the intimate setting.
Their makeup is deceiving. This group of performers is actually young. It's part of an apprentice artist program for up and coming local opera signers.
The next performance will come this Spring.
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