Poster for The Race

The Race

Wed, Jun 30
  • Wed, Jun 30

Midnight weekend screenings happen on Friday & Saturday nights (meaning arrive on Friday and/or Saturday night by 11:45pm for seating, the movie starts after midnite)!

Run Time: 70 min.

Opera Modesto’s award-winning movie, THE RACE, is a feel-good family film. Full of delightful characters straight out of Aesop’s Fables, this unique musical is sure to become a favorite of the young and young-at-heart. Follow the Tortoise and the Hare as they race through the beautiful central valley meeting friends along the way and learning a few life lessons.

THE RACE has won awards in film festivals around the world including Best Family Film, Best Original Score and Best Screenplay. Run-time is 45 minutes followed by a 25 minute Behind-the-Scenes feature about making a movie during a pandemic.

Director: Carolina Stevens                         Film Director: Michael Everett
Producer: Roy Stevens                                Co-Producer: Annalisa Winberg
Composer: Deborah Kavasch                    Librettist: Linda Bunney-Sarhad                 Conductor: Liisa Davila


It is a great movie. I heartily recommend it as one more needed antidote against both the doldrums and storms of this age.”               – Kathryn Anne Casey, freelance writer