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Family Opera to Benefit Sharon Arts and Education

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The Sharon High School Theatre Company, in conjunction with the D'VAA Vocal Arts Academy, will present "The Little Prince," A Family Opera, from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, April 26 and Friday, April 27 at Sharon High School.

Opening night will be attended and followed by an informal  "meet and greet" with two world renowned opera personalities: Michael Capasso, founder and general director of the NYC DiCapo Opera Theater, and Stefano Vignati, artistic director of the Tuscia Opera Festival in Italy and the Italian American Opera Foundation in Los Angeles.

Tickets are $10 and are available online at Brown Paper tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/236948

The remaining tickets will be sold first come, first served, at the door starting at 5 p.m.

The proceeds will benefit the Sharon High School Theatre Company, Friends of Arts & Music Education, Sharon Education Foundation and the Sharon Performing Artists Association.

The show is being performed by arrangement with G. Schirmer Inc., the publisher and copyright owner.

Based on the book by Antoine de Saint-Exupery, the program will feature a liberetto by Nicholas Wright, and music by Rachel Portman.

The music and artistic director is soprano Andrea DeGiudice. The director and choreographer is Kayla Armstrong, a Sharon High School Theatre Company director.

For more information, e-mail LittlePrince4SharonArts@gmail.com.

Shlomie Heller March 22, 2012 at 09:56 PM
Local business owners - if you would like to advertise in the program book, please email us ASAP at LittlePrince4SharonArts@gmail.com We will be happy to send you a form to fill out. Don't wait - press deadlines approaching soon! Your ads will benefit your business and will also benefit Sharon Arts & Education organizations! Thank you in advance!
Shlomie Heller April 05, 2012 at 11:23 PM
*Opening night will be attended and followed by an informal "Meet & Greet" with two world renowned Opera personalities: Michael Capasso, Founder & General Director of the NYC DiCapo Opera Theater & Stefano Vignati, Artistic Director of the Tuscia Opera Festival in Italy and The Italian American Opera Foundation in Los Angeles. DiCapo Opera Theatre is officially via the New York Times the 2nd largest Opera Company in NYC! Dicapo's touring production of “La Traviata” will be presented at The Worchester Hanover Theater on April 28. The recent "Most Happy Fella" was hailed in the NY times as the best Broadway singing in 20 years! http://www.dicapo.com/html/capasso.html Maestro Vignati in January 2011 has been nominated Artistic Director of one of the most important Italian Festival, the Festival Barocco (40th edition) and is the Artistic Director of the Tuscia Opera Festival and IAOF in Los Angeles www.iaof.org. ; / www.stefanovignati.it

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