Monthly Archives: October 2015

Nun who inspired ‘Dead Man Walking’ talks about dignity, redemption

By Marcela Creps   Sister Helen Prejean has an extremely busy schedule. The Louisiana-based nun, who wrote the book “Dead … Continue reading

OPERA REVIEW: Opera and production of ‘Dead Man Walking’ deserve high praise

By Peter Jacobi   Prepare to be stunned. The work itself is powerful. The production matches. Composer Jake Heggie’s opera, … Continue reading

OPERA REVIEW – Dead Man Walking: The Face Of Love

By George Walker   Dead Man Walking at IU Opera Theater is a potent intellectual and emotional experience.  It’s based … Continue reading

‘Dead Man Walking’ portrays compelling spiritual journey

By Bridget Murray and Cassie Heeke   The knife came down again and again. Eric Smedsrud, a second-year master’s student in … Continue reading

WFIU Interview with Sister Helen Prejean

Dead Man Walking: The Book, The Movie, The Play, The Opera By GEORGE WALKER “I didn’t really talk to Terrence … Continue reading

IU Opera Theater’s ‘Dead Man Walking’ a story of people in crisis

By Peter Jacobi To the month 15 years ago, Joshua Kosman, music critic of the San Francisco Chronicle, began a … Continue reading