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Dead Man Walking in Chicago

After making an appearance at the Chicago Humanities Festival on October 31 at the First United Methodist Church, where Sister Helen Prejean will be interviewed by Mary A. Mitchell, Ryan McKinny portrays Joseph De Rocher in Jake Heggie & Terrence McNally’s opera Dead Man Walking at the Lyric Opera of Chicago from November 2 – 22. The rest of the cast features Patricia Racette as Sister Helen, Susan Graham as Mrs. De Rocher and Whitney Morrison as Sister Rose with Nicole Paiement leading from the pit.

Additionally, on November 18, Mr. McKinny participates in Beyond the Aria at the Harris Theater, alongside Susan Graham, Christopher Kenney and pianist Craig Terry.