Opera loves Broadway: Two events branch beyond the opera stage

There’s a feeling of familial connection between the operatic world and that of the Great White Way. Bound together by stagecraft and long traditions, it’s not surprising that many operatic performers also work in musical theater.  Two of our local companies have gathered excellent local casts for tributes to the sister genre, making this week an excellent time to put on your dancing shoes and put your best jazz hands to work.

Sat 2/20 at 7pm – Redlands
Redlands Opera Theatre mixes it up with music from Finian’s Rainbow, Turandot, and A Little Night Music, as well as other Songs of the Eventide.
Sat 2/20 at 7:30pm, Sun 2/21 at 3pm – Reseda
Center Stage Opera‘s stage “runneth over with Tony Award-winning classics”, featuring a special guest, Grammy-winning Deniece Williams, as well as local favorites.  They’ll also collect food and household items for seniors in need: Click here for details.

Featured image by MikeJiroch / Wikimedia Commons

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