Works & Process to Present Washington National Opera: Written in Stone

By Francisco Salazar

Works & Process, the performing arts series at the Guggenheim, is set to present “Washington National Opera: Written in Stone” on Feb. 6, 2022.

The event will take place in the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Peter B. Lewis Theater at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and will show a sneak peek of the work inspired by iconic monuments in Washington, D.C., and the ideals embodied by President Kennedy.

“Written in Stone” is a series of intimate short works interwoven into a single evening celebrating the Kennedy Center’s fiftieth anniversary. During the event select creators of “Written in Stone,” including Huang Ruo, David Henry Hwang, Kamala Sankaram, and A.M. Homes will discuss their creative process with Artistic Director Francesca Zambello. Cast members also perform highlights illuminating the intimate stories that celebrate diversity and acknowledge the struggles of today’s America.

“Written on Stone” will make its world premiere on March 5 at the Washington National Opera and will through March 25, 2022