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Milwaukee Opera Theatre and Carroll University Present: The Eurydice Festival

January 24, 2014 - 19:00 to 21:00
Carroll University Otteson Theatre
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~~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

Tickets:
 $30 Premium Reserved
 $25 General Admission
 $20 Student/Senior
 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

3) Eurydice
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.

Milwaukee Opera Theatre