Opera Theatre

University of Mississippi

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“How Can I Keep From Singing?” 

Scenes from Opera, Operetta and Musical Theatre

Monday, November 30 at 7:30PM

Nutt Auditorium

“How Can I Keep From Singing?”  –  Scenes from Opera, Operetta and Musical Theatre

Join the UM Opera Theatre Ensemble for a staged program of comic and dramatic scenes from operas, musical theatre, and operetta.  The title of the production is based on the premiere of a new piece written by Price Walden, a UM music student, commissioned for the scenes program. Both traditional Italian operas by Mozart (La finta giardiniera) and Puccini (La Rondine) are joined by musicals such as The Light in the PiazzaGreaseOnceLittle Women, and Candide.  Also included are scenes in English from the operas TartuffeHansel and Gretel, and Gilbert and Sullivan’s operetta, The Mikado. The program content is acceptable for a general audience. Director of Opera Theatre, Julia Aubrey, is joined by guest directors, René Pulliam and Seth Lieber from the Department of Theatre.

 

Ticket prices:

$10.00 General Admission,

$8.00 Students

UM Box Office

 

For more information about the production, please contact

Julia Aubrey

915-1280 (Office)

Julia Aubrey