JULY 10–AUGUST 8, 2015
The Utah Festival Opera performs in the beautifully restored Ellen Eccles Theatre in Logan, Utah. Its stage accommodates all manner of performances, from the most intimate aria or duet, to the grandest spectacle. From the ornate grand foyer to the sweeping balconies, red plush seats, superb sight lines, and flawless acoustics, the Ellen Eccles Theatre is the perfect setting to be carried away to distant lands of passion, drama, intrigue and romance. The Opera will present four dramatic performances in repertory during this summer’s season.* The season exposure is 35,000.
MAN OF LA MANCHA
A prisoner of the Spanish Inquisition, Miguel de Cervantes stages a play using his fellow inmates in a bid to save his possessions and his prized manuscript. He becomes Don Quixote and wins over his comrades with hilarious antics and devotion to chivalry. Starring Michael Ballam as Don Quixote, Man of La Mancha dreams “The Impossible Dream” of the down and out – but noble heart.
HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING
J. Pierrepont Finch is a window washer with ambition. Using the advice from a self-help book, he climbs the corporate ladder at World Wide Wickets and wins over the hearts of his co-workers and Rosemary Pilkington. It’s a wild ride to the top featuring musical numbers like “A Secretary Is Not a Toy,” “Cinderella, Darling,” and “Brotherhood of Man.” How To Succeed is classic Broadway and loads of fun. You’ll love it!
Young Bohemian Rodolfo and his friends struggle to make it as artists in Paris, but his life changes when a chance encounter with a seamstress named Mimi lights a flame in their hearts. Will they find lasting love, or will jealousy and poverty drive them apart? La Bohème is one of the most beloved and performed operas of all time. Don’t miss this timeless classic.
Carefree carnival barker Billy Bigelow loses his job just as he learns that his wife is pregnant. Desperate to provide a decent life for his family, he commits a robbery. Little did he know of the lasting consequences. Will he get a chance to right his wrongs? Carousel has been a Broadway favorite for almost 70 years, exploring themes of consequences, love, and redemption.