Manitoba Opera

A Manitoba Opera Premiere of a Literary Classic

A faithful retelling of one of America’s most celebrated works of literature by one of America’s most celebrated composers.


In 1930’s California two ranch workers – George and Lennie – travel the countryside from job to job, but hold fast to the dream of one day owning a piece of land. However, when fate forces this unlikely pair down a different path, they must say goodbye to their dream. A heartbreaking testament to the bonds of friendship.


Carlisle Floyd


Carlisle Floyd, based on the novella and play by John Steinbeck

Sung in English with projected titles.

Running time is approximately 2 hours.