Milwaukee Opera Theatre (MOT) 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
Duration: Each performance in the festival is less than 30 minutes. The entire festival takes 2.5 hours to enjoy.
The Stories and the Storytellers:
THE CRAWLING DOVE Stage Direction: Jill Anna Ponasik Music Direction: Motoaki 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
EXCERPTS FROM ORPHEUS AND EURIDICE Stage Direction: James Zager Music Direction: Maggie Rebers Voice: Ruth Brown Clarinet: Jon Lovas Dancer/Choreographer: Catey Ott Thompson
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
Carroll University Otteson Theatre (View)
238 N East Avenue
Waukesha, WI 53186