Lucia Lucas will star in “Don Giovanni” at the Tulsa Opera, becoming the first known trans person to perform a principal role on the operatic stage in the U.S.

A prominent transgender opera singer will be making her main stage U.S. debut in an unlikely place: Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Lucia Lucas will be performing “Don Giovanni,” her first principal role in the states, during the 2018-19 season at the Tulsa Opera. Her performance, which debuts in May 2019, will be the first time a trans person has performed a principal role on an operatic stage in the U.S., according to Tulsa Opera’s leadership…

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