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UrbanArias: The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat


October 15, 2016-October 22, 2016 | $32 - $35

The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat by composer Michael Nyman (The Piano) is based on the bestselling book by neurologist Oliver Sacks. It tells the story of a musician with neurological condition which prevents him from identifying ordinary objects – and who instead uses music to navigate his daily life, mystifying both his wife and his doctor.

Michael Nyman – Music
Oliver Sacks, Christopher Rawlence, Michael Morris – libretto



The Paul Sprenger Theatre
1333 H Street NE
Washington, DC 20002 United States