Oct 27-29, 2017

The Merry Widow

The Merry Widow

The Merry Widow

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Vienna's definitive romantic operetta uses laugh-out-loud comedy and lavish costumes to concoct the perfect musical confection. At a gala reception in Paris, an ambassador plans to save his poverty-stricken kingdom by sending one of his noblemen to court the fabulously wealthy Hanna Glawari.

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Sung in German with English surtitles.

News and Reviews

“You’ll see beautiful gowns and beautiful people, and you’ll laugh. The music is tuneful—so tuneful you might even want to sing along.”

Jill Kimball, CU Presents

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"Franz Lehár’s Merry Widow, the classic Viennese operetta, is a delicious platform for wonderful singing, graceful dancing, colorful costumes, and an inexhaustible supply of humor."

Peter Alexander, Sharps and Flatirons

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News and Reviews

Full dress rehearsals Tuesday and Wednesday indicated that this will be one of CU's best ever productions. Holman and Carthy keep raising their own bar, but they outdo themselves here in ways patrons should expect from them.

Kelly Dean Hansen, Daily Camera

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Director

Director

Leigh Holman

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Artists

Franz Lehár

Composer

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Artistic Team

Music Director

Nicholas Carthy

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