~~45 Artists, 4 Venues, 2 Days, 1 GREAT Story!~~
Milwaukee Opera Theatre and the Carroll University Department of Visual and Performing Arts transform the Otteson and Humphrey buildings into an enchanted garden, where each path leads to a different experience, and unknown treasures hide in unexpected corners.
Featuring performances of:
*The Crawling Dove, a chamber opera by Joel Boyd
Excerpts from Orpheus and Euridice, a song cycle by Ricky Ian Gordon
*Eurydice, a song cycle by Nathan Wesselowski
*Go to Hades, an original student production by Danny Brylow and Joanna Kerner.
* Commissioned by Milwaukee Opera Theatre.
Two Performances Only!
Friday, January 24 at 7:00 PM
Saturday, January 25 at 3:00 PM
**There will be a pre-show discussion with casts and composers before the January 25 performance.**
Carroll University Otteson Theatre
238 North East Avenue
Waukesha, WI 53186
$30 Premium Reserved
$25 General Admission
Ticket price includes cupcakes and other delectables!
Order tickets online at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/547954 or by calling 1-800-838-3006!
The Stories and the Storytellers:
1) The Crawling Dove
Stage Direction: Jill Anna Ponasik
Music Direction: Moataki Kashino
Eurydice: Heidi Boyd
Orpheus: Nathan Wesselowski
Aristaeus: Doug Clemons
East Side Chamber Players: Becky Schulz, Violin; Tom Dentici, Viola; Marie Warren, Cello; Aliscia Benetti, Bass; Tatiana Pearson, Flute; Laura Hilt, Clarinet; & Sarah Pulfer, Horn
2) Excerpts from Orpheus and Euridice
Stage Direction: James Zager
Music Direction: Maggie Rebers
Voice: Ruth Brown
Clarinet: Jon Lovas
Dancer/Choreographer: Catey Ott Thompson
Music Direction: Colleen Schmidt
Soprano 1: Julianne Frey
Soprano 2: Teresa Gracyalny
4) Go to Hades
Stage Direction: Danny Brylow
Music Direction: Joanna Kerner
Cast of Carroll University Students: Sarah Bennett, Lizzy Brown, Abby Hess, Bryan Lapaz, Becky Linning, Missy Ljujic, & Carly Sauer
For more information, visit http://www.milwaukeeoperatheatre.org.