2023 Season



Dogfight is a musical with music and lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, and a book by Peter Duchan. It tells the story of three young Marines on the eve of their deployment to Vietnam in 1963.

The central character, Eddie Birdlace, takes part in a cruel game called "dogfight" where he bets money on which of his fellow Marines can bring the ugliest date to a party. Along the way, he meets Rose Fenny, an awkward but kind-hearted waitress who changes his life forever. With its powerful score and thought-provoking themes, Dogfight is an unforgettable musical that explores love, friendship, and coming of age during a tumultuous time in American history.

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L'incoronazione Di Poppea

L'incoronazione di Poppea is an Italian opera composed by Claudio Monteverdi in 1642. It is based on the story of Roman emperor Nero and his mistress Poppea, and tells the tale of their struggle for power.

The libretto was written by Giovanni Francesco Busenello, and it has been performed in many cities around the world since its premiere. L'incoronazione di Poppea has been praised for its innovative use of musical forms and its ability to capture human emotions in a vivid way. Whether you're a fan of classical music or just looking for something new to experience, L'incoronazione di Poppea is sure to captivate you with its timeless story and beautiful music.

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Alice: An Operatic Wonderland

Lewis Carroll's "Adventures in Wonderland" have been reimagined countless times, but none quite like Amy Scurria's operatic version. In "Alice: An Operatic Wonderland," audiences are transported to a whimsical world filled with magical creatures and enchanting music. Scurria's adaptation brings a new level of depth and emotion to the classic tale. Through soaring arias and stunning duets, we see Alice's journey from curious young girl to brave adventurer. Each character is brought to life through the power of music, from the playful Cheshire Cat to the tyrannical Queen of Hearts.

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The Light in the Piazza

"The Light in the Piazza" by Adam Guettel is a musical that transports audiences to the picturesque streets of 1950s Florence, Italy. The story follows Margaret Johnson and her daughter Clara on their Italian vacation, where they encounter a handsome young man named Fabrizio Naccarelli. As Clara and Fabrizio fall deeply in love, Margaret must confront her own fears and doubts about her daughter's future.

What sets "The Light in the Piazza" apart is its seamless blending of musical genres. Guettel incorporates elements of classical opera, musical theater, and even pop music to create a truly unique and captivating sound. The result is a score that feels both timeless and modern.

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