Tony Award Winner Kelsey Grammer to Make Opera Debut In Los Angeles

Los Angeles Opera

Kelsey Grammer will make his opera debut.

The TV actor will make his debut in the Los Angeles Opera’s 2017-18 production of “Candide,” which is slated to celebrate Leonard Bernstein’s centennial.

Grammer will take on the roles of Voltaire, author of the 1759 satirical novella, and Dr. Pangloss, the famously upbeat guru to the book’s title character.

Grammer is a 16-time Emmy nominee and an eight-time Golden Globe nominee. He received a Tony in 2010 for his starring role in the musical “La Cage aux Folles” and later returned to Broadway in the hit musical “Finding Neverland.”

“Candide” is slated for six performances from Jan. 27 through Feb. 18 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion.

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Francisco Salazar
FRANCISCO SALAZAR, (Publisher) worked as a reporter for Latin Post where he has had the privilege of interviewing numerous opera stars including Anita Rachvelshvili and Ailyn Perez. He also worked as an entertainment reporter where he covered the New York and Tribeca Film Festivals and interviewed many celebrities such as Antonio Banderas, Edgar Ramirez and Benedict Cumberbatch. He currently freelances for Remezcla. He holds a Masters in Media Management from the New School and a Bachelor's in Film Production and Italian studies from Hofstra University.

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