October 4, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.
October 5, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.
October 7, 2018 at 3:00 p.m.

WEST SIDE STORY

By Leonard Bernstein
Directed by Paul Houghtaling
Choreography by Paul Houghtaling and Lindsay Howard
Production Design by Therrin Eber

 

No introduction is needed for this iconic American masterpiece of the lyric stage.  In celebration of Maestro Bernstein’s 100th birthday, the UA Opera Theatre is proud to present this gem.

Tickets:  $20 = General Admission;   $5 = students (available at Music Services or at the door with valid student ID only)
Bryant-Jordan Hall
Tickets: uamusic.tix.com
Information:  205-348-7111

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December 16, 2018 at 3:00 p.m.

AMAHL AND THE NIGHT VISITORS

by Gian Carlo Menotti
Conducted by Laurie Rogers
Directed by Elizabeth Kirkland

 

A HOLIDAY EVENT FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY!  The UA Opera Theatre offers this holiday treat for audiences of all ages.  Inspired by Bosch’s The Adoration of the Magi, Menotti’s poignant drama tells the tale of three kings on a journey to bring gifts to the wondrous child, a loving Mother with a heart of gold, and the young boy Amahl who offers his crutch as a gift in the true spirit of Christmas. Bryant-Jordan Hall will be decorated for the holiday and the UA Opera Theatre welcomes everyone to this special annual offering. Special seating accommodations are made for children who can feel part of the story by sitting up close to the stage.

FREE ADMISSION
Bryant-Jordan Hall

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February 27, 2019 at 7:00 (Wednesday “Introduction to Listening” Performance)
February 28, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. (Thursday)
March 1, 2019 at 7:30 p.m.  (Friday)
March 3, 2019 at 3:00 p.m.  (Sunday)

DIE FLEDERMAUS

by Johann Strauss
Conducted by Laurie Rogers
Directed by Paul Houghtaling

 

One of the most beloved operettas of all time, this charming farce, also known as “The Revenge of the Bat,” contains some of the most popular waltz music ever written.  Strauss want called “The Waltz King” for nothing.  The show sparkles with comedy, champagne, romance, and parties.  Don’t miss the UA Opera Theatre’s first production of Die Fledermaus since 1990.

Tickets:  $20 = General Admission;   $5 = students (available at Music Services or at the door with valid student ID only)
Bryant-Jordan Hall
Tickets: uamusic.tix.com
Information:  205-348-7111

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April 2, 2019 at 7:30 p.m.

ONE NIGHT ONLY
An Annual Evening of Broadway, Pop and  Jazz  Favorites

 

This beloved annual celebration of the best of Broadway, pop and jazz fills up quickly!!  Our UAOT jazz ensemble returns with faculty and student artists supporting the versatile singers of the opera theatre.

F R E E Admission – Seating limited –  early arrival suggested.
Bryant-Jordan Hall

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 April 7, 2019 at 3:00 p.m.

SCENIC VENTURES
Student-Directed Scenes and One-Act Works

 

An annual event showcasing student-directed scenes from opera and musical theater and short one-act plays and operas.

F R E E Admission – Seating limited –  early arrival suggested.
Bryant-Jordan Hall

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May ____ 2019 at 7:00 p.m.  (exact date TBA)

THE DRUID CITY OPERA WORKSHOP
Final Performance

 

Don’t miss the final performance of this nationally-recognized opera training program hosted by the UA Opera Theatre.  Young singers from all across the United States and beyond come to Tuscaloosa for a week of studying and performing and an intense dose of opera at Alabama!  TENTH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION … details TBA.

F R E E Admission – Seating limited –  early arrival suggested.
Bryant-Jordan Hall