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A new production of the opera Fidelio offers commentary on justice in America

Beethoven’s “Fidelio” features a wrongfully imprisoned man and his wife who tries to free him. A new production recasts the opera as a commentary on today’s U.S. justice system.

NPR culture correspondent Anastasia Tsioulcas has the story.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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