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The Metroplex Opera Company's
Nozze di Figaro
, July 15 and 17, 2011

 

Metroplex Opera Company Presents

Metroplex Opera Company presents The Marriage of Figaro by Mozart, July 15 and 17, 2011, at the Bank of America Theatre in the Eisemann Center in Richardson, Texas.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart wrote the music for the Marriage of Figaro.
Wolfgang Amadeus
Mozart
composer

Lorenzo da Ponte wrote the libretto for the Marriage of Figaro.
Lorenzo
da Ponte
librettist

The Marriage of Figaro
July
15 and 17, 2011, at the Bank of America Theatre
at the Charles W. Eisemann Center, Richardson, Tx

This summer, the Metroplex Opera Company will celebrate it's ninth season by presenting in its entirety Mozart's famous comedy, The Marriage of Figaro. Performances will take place on Friday, July 15 at 7:00 p.m., with a Sunday matinee on July 17 at 2:30 p.m. All performances will take place at the Bank of America Theatre at the Charles W. Eisemann Center in Richardson, Tx.

The Bank of America Theatre at the Charles W. Eisemann Center, Richardson, TXThe Charles W. Eisemann Center for Performing Arts and Corporate Presentations, which opened in September 2002, is located within Richardsonís Galatyn Park Urban Center, just north of Campbell Road at Central Expressway. The Bank of America Theatre is a 368-seat adaptable theater which is ideal for intimate opera performances.

The Metroplex Opera Company previously presented the Second Act of the Marriage of Figaro as a fundraiser, with performances in November 2009 at the Treemont Retirement Community in North Dallas. We are now excited to be able to build on that experience to bring you the entire opera.

General Admission - $20.00 each

Cast Information

All performances of the opera will be fully staged, in period costume, with a live orchestra, under the baton of MOC resident conductor, Dr. Beau Benson. Dr. Benson, who recently received his doctorate in conducting from Michigan State University, also conducted the company's double-bill last summer of La Serva Padrona and The Impresario.

The cast of this summer's Marriage of Figaro is as follows:
  • Figaro - Scott Scripps
  • Susanna - Regina Walter
  • Count Almaviva - Blas Canedo
  • Countess Almaviva - Ann Petty
  • Cherubino - TBA
  • Bartolo - John Strickland
  • Marcellina - Patricia Daves
  • Barbarina - Julie Gilbreath
  • Don Basilio - Shane Hurst
  • Don Curzio - Mario Perez
  • Antonio - YeYoung Lee

Stage Director - Kyle Logan Hancock

Ann Petty, Christian Bester, Patricia Daves, Shane Hurst, Alicia Wallace, Logan Walsh, Katie Harner, Chul Chang and Ed Flaspoehler in Act II of the Marriage of Figaro, November 2009.

Ann Petty, Christian Bester, Patricia Daves, Shane Hurst, Alicia Wallace, Logan Walsh, Katie Harner, Chul Chang and Ed Flaspoehler in Act II of the Marriage of Figaro, November 2009.

The Metroplex Opera gives all singers honoraria, the amount depending on fundraising which will be ongoing until the performances.