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Comic opera ‘Speed Dating Tonight!’ March 19 at Blair, March 28 at City Winery

Following its grand-scale fall production of Leonard Bernstein’s Mass, Vanderbilt Opera Theatre returns with a change of pace. Written in 2013 by American composer Michael Ching, Speed Dating Tonight! is an immersive, interactive comic opera in one act about ordinary people looking for love in a post-millennial world. This intimate, character-driven show, set in a…

Posted on Friday, March 18, 2016 in , , , ,

The Vanderbilt and Sun Yat-Sen Opera Exchange

A 10-member delegation from the Lingnan Student Opera League at Sun Yat-Sen University will visit Vanderbilt as a part of the “Opera Exchange” sponsored by Vanderbilt’s U.S.-China Center for Education and Culture. Since 2007, and especially since the establishment of the U.S.-China Center, Vanderbilt and SYSU have actively sought opportunities to create more learning exchange…

Posted on Monday, February 24, 2014 in , , ,

Vanderbilt Opera Theatre goes “Into the Woods” Nov. 15 & 17

Vanderbilt Opera Theatre puts an offbeat spin on Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s beloved, fairy-tale-inspired musical production, Into the Woods. Your favorite figures from childhood — Red Riding Hood, Cinderella, Rapunzel, Jack and the Beanstalk — undertake various quests to win their hearts’ desire, then face the consequences of getting “everything they ever wanted.” Our…

Posted on Friday, November 8, 2013 in , , , ,