USA Opera Theatre presents "Scenes from Opera and Musical Theatre" November 20 at 7:30 and November 22 at 3:00!

Posted on November 16, 2015 by Keith Bohnet
Keith Bohnet

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USA Opera and Musical Theatre

The University of South Alabama Opera Theatre, under the direction of Dr. Thomas L. Rowell, will present its annual Scenes from Opera and Musical Theatre program on Friday, November 20 (7:30 p.m.) and Sunday, November 22 (3:00 p.m.) in the Laidlaw Performing Arts Center Recital Hall. Featuring the voice talent of the USA Department of  Music, the program will be a blended concert of selections from opera and musical theatre. The program will include works from Verdi's La Traviata, Donizetti's Don Pasquale, Stephen Sondheim's Putting It Together and Company, Bizet's Carmen, Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel, and Loesser's Guys and Dolls. Also performing will be Department of Music faculty member Andre Chiang as well as piano accompanist Dr. Jasmin Arakawa.

Tickets for these Musical Arts Series events will be sold at the door only.  Admission is $8 general and $5 for USA faculty & staff, USA students, youths under 18 and all senior citizens (cash or check only).  Persons needing more information about this event or in need of special accommodation may call (251) 460-7116 or (251) 460-6136.

Need directions to Laidlaw?  Just go to Google Maps at and enter "USA Laidlaw Performing Arts Center."  We're actually on the corner of University Blvd. and USA Drive South.

Musical Arts Series Season Pass Holders may now reserve their place at concerts if they contact events coordinator Keith Bohnet by 5:00 p.m. the day previous to the event!  Call (251) 460-7116 or email  Please mention the amount of seats needed AND be sure you are planning on being in place at least 20 minutes in advance of the concert!  (Pass Holders only please!  Held seats not claimed within 20 minutes of the performance may be offered to other concert attendees.)

For information on how to join the Musical Arts Society, visit our website at and click on "events and programs" to see everything you need to know about the Musical Arts Concert Series and USA's Musical Arts Society.

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