Candide – Michigan Opera Theatre

Saturday, March 16 | 7:30 pm
Sunday, March 17 | 2:30 pm

New Production! Celebrate the centenary of Leonard Bernstein with this new production featuring the Michigan Opera Theatre Studio Artists! Bernstein’s funny, philosophical, quick paced take on Voltaire’s biting satire on the tragedy of human nature. Its effervescent score includes the classic songs, Make Our Garden Grow and Glitter and be Gay.

Candide
Operetta in two acts, based on the novella by Voltaire
Music by Leonard Bernstein
Book by Hugh Wheeler
Lyrics by Richard Wilbur
Premiere: Brooklyn, 1973

This Production
Conducted by Daniel Black
Directed by Keturah Stickann
Sung in English with supertitle projections
Running time: About 2 1/2 hours

VISIT Michigan Opera Theatre’s webpage for ABOUT ARTISTS & SHOW SYNOPSIS HERE

Admission: $57
Michigan Opera Theatre Subscriptions: Available online, or call (313) 237-7464.

Eisenhower Dance Ensemble F|E|E|L

Saturday, March 23 | 8:00 pm

Humorous…reaching…heartfelt… Eisenhower Dance Detroit presents an evening of exhilarating dance reflecting on our ever-present need for human connection, whether full of joy, longing, or the endless flow of questions that comes with trying to understand one another. Experience the awe-inspiring dancers of Eisenhower Dance in a program that includes works by Artistic Director, Stephanie Pizzo, Joshua Manculich and Founding Artistic Director Laurie Eisenhower.

Admission: $28 – $34
JCC Members: $20 – $28
Group discounts are available for parties of 10 or more. Call (248) 661-1900 for more information.