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Jules Massenet’s “Thaïs”

Minnesota Opera stages Jules Massenet’s 1894 comédie lyrique Thaïs, based on Anatole France’s novel of the same name. Set in Byzantine Egypt, it tells the tale of the monk Athanaël (Lucas Meachem) who seeks to convert a celebrated courtesan (Kelly Kaduce) to Christianity, only to discover that she is purer of heart than he. In French with English titles.