2016/17 Season

The Love Potion (Le Vin Herbé)

The Story of Tristan and Isolde

Frank Martin

Sept 30, Oct 1 & 9 • 2016

The Music Box Theatre

The epic story of fateful lovers who meet by deception, fall in love by magic, and pursue their love despite heavenly and earthly powers. Martin's arresting score is a dense potion with an air of the medieval, creating a story with startling intensity and emotion.

 

The Fairy Queen

A Midsummer Night's Dream Reimagined

Henry Purcell

Nov 5, 11, 13 • 2016

The Studebaker Theater

“The course of true love never did run smooth.” This re-imagination of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, set in a sultry Las Vegas nightclub dubbed ‘Club Puck’, is an edgy and hilarious examination of the messes mere mortals make of relationships.

 

The Invention of Morel

Always Together, Forever Apart

Stewart Copeland

Feb 18, 24, 26 • 2017

The Studebaker Theater

Time-bending love triumphs over convention on a deserted island in this futuristic story of love and desire. Stewart Copeland, co-founder and drummer of The Police, sets this fantastical tale of the human heart to thrilling music for this co-world premiere with Long Beach Opera.

 

The Perfect American

"My Greatest Creation is Walt Disney" -Walt Disney

Philip Glass

April 22, 30 • 2017

The Harris Theater for Music and Dance

A fictionalized account of Disney's final days told through Philip Glass's hypnotically beautiful music. Disney is haunted by his own mortality, boundless ambition, and visionary empire. There is more to this icon than simply making dreams come true. Chicago Premiere.

 

Season Sponsors

Roger and Julie Baskes
Gregory O'Leary & Patricia Kenney

 

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Stefan Edlis & Gael Neeson Artistic Director

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