October 20, 25, 27 - 7:30pm & October 28, 2018 - 2:00pm
The Merry Widow (Chorus) - Vancouver Opera
Julia Rooney appears in a lavish Art Nouveau production of Franz Lehár's beloved operetta, The Merry Widow (Die Lustige Witwe). Set in the heart of vibrant fin de siècle Paris with elegant ladies, eligible bachelors, and Maxim’s famous can-can dancers, this production is directed by Canadian Kelly Robinson, with Belle Epoque costumes by Susan Memmott-Allred’s, stylish sets by Michael Yeargan, and conducted by rising star conductor Ward Stare.
Sung in German with English dialogue and English SURTITLES™
Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver