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Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012
In partnership with Carroll University, director James Zager will stage MOT's first Gilbert and Sullivan production minimally, placing the focus on its fairy-tale story, witty lyrics...
11.30.2011 | | Posted at 04:09 PM

Jason Powell’s FORTUNAwith Milwaukee Opera Theatre

By Russ Bickerstaff
Kind of a weird-looking amalgamation of different things, Jason Powell’s Fortuna the Time Bender vs. The Schoolgirls of Doom is a superhero operetta that evidently mixes a campy version of the contemporary superhero genre with a classic Gilbert and Sullivan style operetta. Comissioned and produced by The Milwaukee Opera Theatre, the show makes its first appearance in a fully staged production...
10.14.2010 | | Posted at 03:00 PM

Superhero Opera Reading At The Sunset on Halloween Weekend

By Russ Bickerstaff
A little over a year ago, Jason Powell’s sci-fi musical comedy Invader? I Hardly Know Her hit the stage of the Alchemist Theatre. The show featured some of the most offbeat, intellectually complex lyrics to emerge from the usually quite simple format of the American Musical. This October, Powell teams-up with the Milwaukee Opera Theatre to present a super hero musical comedy. Powel’s Fortun...
05.12.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
The Milwaukee Opera Theatre will be concluding its season at the end of the month with Eat: Songs, Scenes and a One Act Opera May 29 – 31st at Carrol University’s Music Center. The program includes, “The Secret Life of Vegetables,” possibly the first art song exploration of crisper-drawer drama. The program incudes Pasatieri’s “Overweight, Overwrought Over You .” and Kurt Weil’s �...

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