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13th Anniversary Season Performances

We hope you’ll join us for our 2017-2018 Season, The Treasure Box!

Don Giovanni

Sung in Italian with English supertitles

Friday, November 10, 2017 at 7:30pm
Sunday, November 12, 2017 at 3pm

Joy and Lynch Christian Warehouse Theatre, Academy Center of the Arts, Commerce Street, Lynchburg, VA

Don Giovanni, the ultimate seducer, has been thrilling opera audiences for over 200 years! Sexuality and danger dominate Mozart’s enduring masterpiece, all serving to showcase the skills of our rogue protagonist Don Giovanni. Considered by many to be the greatest opera ever written, Don Giovanni deftly balances comedy and tragedy with unforgettable music. Sung in Italian with English supertitles.

Creative Team and Principal Cast:
Conductor: Peter Leonard
Stage Director: John Dan Harris
Technical Director: David Latham
Designer: Tlaloc Lopez-Watermann
Costume Coordinator: Aaron Chvatal
Assistant TD/Lead Carpenter: Andrew Dillard
Chorus Master: Jeremy Craft
Wig and Makeup Artist: Maggie Caudhill
Assistant Conductor/Rehearsal Pianist: Daniel Wyneken
Stage Manager: Kaley Smith
Accompanist: Dan Wyneken
Don Giovanni: Kevin Wetzel
Leporello: Calvin Griffin
Donna Anna: Ariana Wyatt
Don Ottavio: Tyler Nelson
Donna Elvira: Sarah Heltzel
Masetto: Evan Bravos
Zerlina: Mary-Hollis Hundley
Il Commendatore: Wayne Kompelien

Dueling Divas & Desserts

A special event to benefit Opera on the James

Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 7pm

Oakwood Country Club, Rivermont Avenue, Lynchburg, VA

A special event to benefit Opera on the James.

Enjoy exquisite desserts, cheese, wine, and performances by the talented artists of Opera on the James’ Cinderella. An entertaining evening of operatic proportions with great food, music, and auction.
(Tickets only available from the Academy)

Cinderella – one hour family version

Sung in English
(Tickets only available from the Academy Center of the Arts)

Sunday, January 28, 2018 at 1pm and 3pm

Joy and Lynch Christian Warehouse Theatre, Academy Center of the Arts, Commerce Street, Lynchburg, VA

Co-presented with the Academy Center of the Arts.

Rossini’s Cinderella presents the story of the beloved princess but not as you might have heard it before. The evil stepmother has become a wicked stepfather, the fairy a philosopher and the slipper has been swapped for a bracelet. A one-hour family presentation showcasing a magical transformation and the power of true love that will engage audiences of all ages. Sung in English.

Cosi fan tutte

Sung in Italian with English Supertitles

Friday, March 16, 2018 at 7:30pm
Sunday, March 18, 2018 at 3pm

Joy and Lynch Christian Warehouse Theatre, Academy Center of the Arts, Commerce Street, Lynchburg, VA

Two conspirators don disguises to test the faithfulness of their fiancées—and soon the game is on! Will the women fall for their new suitors? And if they do, who is really to blame? This quirky comedy endures as one of opera’s most astute masterpieces, distinguished by a steady stream of stunning melody—some of the most beautiful music Mozart ever wrote. Sung in Italian with English supertitles.

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