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12th Anniversary Season Performances

Next on Stage!

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MADAMA BUTTERFLY’S GARDEN tickets are only available by calling 434-528-3397.

 

Rigoletto

Sung in Italian with English supertitles.

Sunday, November 6, 2016 at 3pm

E.C. Glass Civic Auditorium, 2111 Memorial Ave, Lynchburg, VA 24501

Sponsored by Mr. & Mrs. Lamar Cecil

A curse fractures the lives of a court jester and his innocent daughter, Gilda. Rigoletto is an action-packed journey of seduction, ridicule, betrayal and bitter revenge. An iconic melodrama of complex characters and brilliant music with just one opportunity to witness it all come together!

Click HERE to buy tickets (online sales for RIGOLETTO will end at noon on November. 6th. After that, tickets will only be available in the lobby of E.C. Glass starting at 2pm. Student discounts will only be available at the door).

Creative Team and Principal Cast:  
Conductor: Peter Leonard
Stage Director: Cindy Oxberry
Technical Director: David Latham
Wig/Makeup Design: Sondra Nottingham
Set Designer G. Alan Rusnak
Set provider: New Orleans Opera Association
Costume Design: Glenn Avery Breed
Costume Coordinator: Aaron Chvatal
Assistant TD/Lead Carpenter Andrew Dillard
Chorus Master: Randall Speer
Wig and Makeup Artist: Maggie Caudhill
Assistant Conductor/Rehearsal Pianist Emily Watson
Stage Manager: Kaley Smith
Rigoletto: W. Andrew Stuckey
Gilda: Yunnie Park
Duke of Mantua: Mackenzie Whitney
Sparafucile: Brandon Coleman
Maddalena: Jennifer Lazarz
Giovanna: Kimberly Hilton
Count Ceprano: John East
Matteo Borsa: Christopher Lucier
Count Monterone: Wayne Kompelien
Marullo: Colin Levin

The Magic Flute

Sung in English.
(Tickets available from the performance venues, not Opera on the James.)

Saturday, January 28, 2017: The Prizery, South Boston, VA

Sunday, January 29, 2017: Academy Center of the Arts Warehouse Theatre (ACOA show is SOLD OUT)


A handsome prince, with his magic flute and comic sidekick Papageno, searches for love, truth and a kidnapped princess. A presentation of this classic Mozart opera, with a meet the cast reception immediately following the happy ending!

PLEASE NOTE: there will be two performances held at two different locations, dates & times, but the performance at the Academy is SOLD OUT:
The Prizery, 700 Bruce Street, South Boston, VA (Saturday, January 28, 2017 at 2pm). Click HERE for Prizery tickets.

Academy Center of the Arts (SOLD OUT!), Joy and Lynch Christian Warehouse Theatre, Commerce and Fifth Street, Lynchburg VA (Sunday, January 29, 2017 at 3pm).


Creative Team and Principal Cast:
Music Director: Thomas Getty
Stage Director: Cecelia Schieve
Technical Director: Andrew Dillard
Lighting Designer: Michael Chagnon
Costume/Wig Design: Aaron Chvatal
Set Designer: David Latham & Dean Anthony
Papageno/Sarastro: Colin Levin
Tamino: Christopher Lucier
Pamina/Queen of the Night: Savannah Bisset
Lady/Papagena/Lion: Kimberly Hilton
 

Falstaff

Sung in Italian with English supertitles.

Friday, March 31, 2017 at 7:30pm
Sunday, April 2, 2017 at 3pm

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

Sponsored by The Honorable Senator & Mrs. Elliot Schewel

Shakespeare’s Sir John Falstaff concocts a scheme to seduce two wealthy wives of Windsor and grab their riches. His plot quickly unravels in a series of elaborate pranks as the women enlist everyone to outwit the old rascal. The comic highlight of the season!

Click HERE to buy tickets online (Student tickets are only available by calling 434-528-3397).

Creative Team and Principal Cast:
Conductor: Peter Leonard
Stage Director: Dean Anthony
Technical Director: David Latham
Wig/Makeup Design: Sondra Nottingham
Costume Design: Glenn Avery Breed
Costume Coordinator: Aaron Chvatal
Wig and Makeup Artist: Maggie Caudhill
Rehearsal Pianist Rachel Williams
Stage Manager: Kaley Smith
Sir John Falstaff: Steven Condy
Ford: Corey Crider
Alice Ford: Emily Martin
Nannetta: Jami Leonard
Meg Page: Vera Savage
Mistress Quickly: Lorraine DiSimone
Fenton: Ricardo Garcia
Doctor Caius: Justin Berkowitz
Bardolfo: Christopher Nelson
Pistola: Rocky Sellers
 

Cabaret 2017 – Madama Butterfly’s Garden

A special event to benefit Opera on the James.

Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 6pm

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

Celebrate spring and opera in the magical setting of Madama Butterfly’s Garden. This year‘s opera cabaret will be a spectacular evening of music, food and auctions with superb performances of arias, ensembles and musical surprises. Tickets are $125 each ($75 of which is tax-deductible) and can be purchased by calling 434-528-3397.

Click HERE to view the invitation, HERE to see the menu, and HERE to see some Silent Auction items (auction items subject to change).

Artists:
Yunnie Park, Soprano
Mackenzie Whitney, Tenor
Brandon Coleman, Bass Baritone
Patricia-Maria Weinmann, Director
Thomas Getty, Music Director/Pianist

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