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The Merry Widow

Presented by College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) - Theatre at Patricia Corbett Theater, Cincinnati OH

Nov 19 - 22 2015
The Merry Widow

Music by Franz Lehár
Libretto by Viktor Léon and Leo Stein
Aik Khai Pung, conductor
Emma Griffin, director

A 20th century opera molded in the tradition of the great opera seria of the 1700s, The Merry Widow tells a dizzying tale of star-crossed lovers and political intrigue in Paris. Baron Zeta of Pontevedro must prevent the wealthy widow Hanna Glawari from marrying a foreigner; if she does, all of her wealth will leave Pontevedro, thus bankrupting the country. Zeta urges Hanna’s former fiancée Count Danilovich (who pretends to not care for her anymore) to marry her, but Zeta’s wife pushes the flirtatious Camille de Rosillon to go after Hanna instead. Farcical confusion, romance and jealousy abound in this light-hearted romp. Sung in English.

Performance Dates: Nov. 19–22, 2015
Location: Patricia Corbett Theater

ADMISSION INFO

$31–35 adults, $20–24 non-UC students, $18–22 UC students

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Patricia Corbett Theater

W Corry Street at Jefferson Avenue, UC Campus, Cincinnati, OH 45221

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