Aurora Opera is pleased to announce that the 2010-2011 Family Opera will be Beautybeast by librettist/lyricist Amy Rosenberg Chartoff with music by W.A. Mozart (The Magic Flute and Marriage of Figaro).
The story is that of the well-known tale of Beauty and the Beast. According to Chartoff, in this production, “A gentle, courageous girl goes to live in the palace of a hideous beast in order to help her father keep a promise. The Beast helps Beauty to learn that outward appearances are not as important as kindness and a mystical transformation happens.”
Based on the version by Jeanne-Marie La Prince de Beaumont.
Sung in English with English Supertitles projected.
Date: March 5
Time: 2:00 and 4:00 pm
Location: Thomas Jefferson Community Theatre
$12 Adults, $5 Children