“Dark River” Opera Previewed in Republican

Philip Lima, left, as Perry "Pap" Hamer and Andrea Chinedu Nwoke as Fannie Lou Hamer during rehearsal for “Dark River.” Photo by Michael S. Gordon/The Republican

The Republican previewed the East Coast premiere of the new opera about 1960s civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer, opening at MHC April 4.