Amarillo Opera's Man of La Mancha
Apr
7
7:30 PM19:30

Amarillo Opera's Man of La Mancha

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Based on The Adventures of Don Quixote, by Miguel the Cervantes y Saavedra, Man of La Mancha is a comic tragedy of mankind's struggle to better both himself and the world in which he lives. When Cervantes started writing he intended a satirical burlesque of the then fashionable novels of chivalry; gradually the author's sympathies changed, and the novel developed into a deeper, broader and more compassionate account of the adventures of and eccentric idealist in a hostile, greedy and cynical world, which leads the reader to the conclusion that if Don Quixote is a fool it is because the world does not live up to his ideals. This feeling is perfectly reflected in this beautiful musical version of the story.

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Amarillo Opera's Man of La Mancha
Apr
6
7:30 PM19:30

Amarillo Opera's Man of La Mancha

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Based on The Adventures of Don Quixote, by Miguel the Cervantes y Saavedra, Man of La Mancha is a comic tragedy of mankind's struggle to better both himself and the world in which he lives. When Cervantes started writing he intended a satirical burlesque of the then fashionable novels of chivalry; gradually the author's sympathies changed, and the novel developed into a deeper, broader and more compassionate account of the adventures of and eccentric idealist in a hostile, greedy and cynical world, which leads the reader to the conclusion that if Don Quixote is a fool it is because the world does not live up to his ideals. This feeling is perfectly reflected in this beautiful musical version of the story.

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Amarillo Opera's Man of La Mancha
Apr
5
7:30 PM19:30

Amarillo Opera's Man of La Mancha

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Based on The Adventures of Don Quixote, by Miguel the Cervantes y Saavedra, Man of La Mancha is a comic tragedy of mankind's struggle to better both himself and the world in which he lives. When Cervantes started writing he intended a satirical burlesque of the then fashionable novels of chivalry; gradually the author's sympathies changed, and the novel developed into a deeper, broader and more compassionate account of the adventures of and eccentric idealist in a hostile, greedy and cynical world, which leads the reader to the conclusion that if Don Quixote is a fool it is because the world does not live up to his ideals. This feeling is perfectly reflected in this beautiful musical version of the story.

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Man of La Mancha on stage picnic
Mar
28
5:30 PM17:30

Man of La Mancha on stage picnic

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AMARILLO OPERA

cordially invites you to

a picnic in La Mancha

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 ® 5:30 o’clock ® Admission $20

Featuring entertainment by Amarillo Opera’s Principal Artists from

Man of La Mancha

On stage at the Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts

Please call 372.7464 by noon March 27th to make reservations

Food will only be available to those with reservations

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Musica Variada
May
14
6:30 PM18:30

Musica Variada

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Celebrating the rich and diverse cultures in the Texas Panhandle, Musica Variada features Hispanic artists in concert demonstrating a variety of musical styles from classical to pop. This evening of song, held in Amarillo’s beautiful performing arts center, is an annual favorite of our regional audience.

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The Pirates of Penzance
Apr
3
1:30 PM13:30

The Pirates of Penzance

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Boy meets girl. Girl’s father disapproves. Boy overcomes obstacle and sways girl’s father. Everyone lives happily ever after… or do they? The boy is Frederic, the pirate apprentice. The girl is Mabel, the Major-General’s daughter. The obstacle is the apprenticeship Frederic is under obligation to see to fruition on his twenty-first birthday. The plot thickens when Frederic finds out he was born on February 29th of leap year and therefore isn’t turning twenty-one after all! Gilbert & Sullivan deliver comedic punchline after punchline in this much-loved and much-performed operetta.

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The Pirates of Penzance
Apr
2
6:30 PM18:30

The Pirates of Penzance

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Boy meets girl. Girl’s father disapproves. Boy overcomes obstacle and sways girl’s father. Everyone lives happily ever after… or do they? The boy is Frederic, the pirate apprentice. The girl is Mabel, the Major-General’s daughter. The obstacle is the apprenticeship Frederic is under obligation to see to fruition on his twenty-first birthday. The plot thickens when Frederic finds out he was born on February 29th of leap year and therefore isn’t turning twenty-one after all! Gilbert & Sullivan deliver comedic punchline after punchline in this much-loved and much-performed operetta.

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Mar
19
5:30 PM17:30

Fol de Rol

Do you have an adventurous streak in you? Join us for a swashbuckling good time at the 2016 Fol de Rol masquerade ball.  No one will ever suspect that it’s you when you’re in a dashing disguise having a daring good time on the high seas.  Scalawags and she-pirates will find dancing pleasure when Patrick Swindell and the Pirates of Penzance (ahem, make that Pizzazz) take the microphone once again and entertain the bevy of seafarers. Abundant treasures can be yours in the silent and live auctions; international epicurean delights are on the menu for everyone.

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Brundibar
Feb
6
6:30 PM18:30

Brundibar

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Originally performed by the children of Theresienstadt concentration camp in occupied Czechoslovakia – this story of grit and determination will warm your heart as two ingenious children defeat the evil Brundibar with the help of a few friends.

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Little Red Riding Hood
Oct
31
6:30 PM18:30

Little Red Riding Hood

Once upon a time, in a land of golden fields where the breeze always blew, there was a collection of artists who banded together to tell a cautionary tale. The tale of Little Red and her nemesis, the wolf, has been shared with generations of children for more than ten centuries. You likely know the story of Little Red’s trek to Grandma’s house where she encounters a cunning wolf but you likely haven’t experienced it performed so eloquently and in song. The trio of performers will transport you to a land far, far away in the span of only an hour.

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Little Red Riding Hood
Oct
30
6:30 PM18:30

Little Red Riding Hood

Once upon a time, in a land of golden fields where the breeze always blew, there was a collection of artists who banded together to tell a cautionary tale. The tale of Little Red and her nemesis, the wolf, has been shared with generations of children for more than ten centuries. You likely know the story of Little Red’s trek to Grandma’s house where she encounters a cunning wolf but you likely haven’t experienced it performed so eloquently and in song. The trio of performers will transport you to a land far, far away in the span of only an hour.

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Little Red Riding Hood
Oct
29
6:30 PM18:30

Little Red Riding Hood

Once upon a time, in a land of golden fields where the breeze always blew, there was a collection of artists who banded together to tell a cautionary tale. The tale of Little Red and her nemesis, the wolf, has been shared with generations of children for more than ten centuries. You likely know the story of Little Red’s trek to Grandma’s house where she encounters a cunning wolf but you likely haven’t experienced it performed so eloquently and in song. The trio of performers will transport you to a land far, far away in the span of only an hour.

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The Ballad of Baby Doe (Matinee)
Oct
4
1:30 PM13:30

The Ballad of Baby Doe (Matinee)

This opera’s namesake, Elizabeth “Baby Doe” Tabor is only one point on this love triangle taking place in Leadville, Colorado. Horace Tabor, silver magnate and lieutenant governor of Colorado in the late 1800’s, and his first wife, Augusta, finish out the triangle filled with love, betrayal, fortune and demise. Horace leaves his first wife for Baby Doe only to have his social standing threatened by the scandal and his fortune ruined by the silver crash. The arias will enchant and haunt you long after the collapse of the Matchless Mine.

October 3 & 4, 2015

Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts

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The Ballad of Baby Doe
Oct
3
6:30 PM18:30

The Ballad of Baby Doe

This opera’s namesake, Elizabeth “Baby Doe” Tabor is only one point on this love triangle taking place in Leadville, Colorado. Horace Tabor, silver magnate and lieutenant governor of Colorado in the late 1800’s, and his first wife, Augusta, finish out the triangle filled with love, betrayal, fortune and demise. Horace leaves his first wife for Baby Doe only to have his social standing threatened by the scandal and his fortune ruined by the silver crash. The arias will enchant and haunt you long after the collapse of the Matchless Mine.

October 3 & 4, 2015

Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts

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Opera Goofa
Sep
11
6:30 PM18:30

Opera Goofa

Amarillo Opera presents Opera Goofa: Opera gone very wrong! Featuring Patrick Swindell and Pizzazz with Kathy Durrett, emcee.  The Opera Goofa cast of cutups includes: Chuck Alexander, Nathalie Cantly, Clay/Katherine Stribling, Dan/Jodi Baker, Brenda Kennedy, Mary Jane Johnson, Monty/Robin Downs, George Biffle, Michael/Sandra Pelfrey, Cindi Bulla, Dean/Stacy Yates, Antonio Charles, Erika-Dawn Lona, Julio Gonzales, Lauren Navarez, Spencer Stribling, and Linda Hughes.  

The event will be held at the Amarillo Botanical Gardens Auditorium - $50 per person or reserved seating for $75. RSVP to Amarillo Opera (806-372-7464) by Monday, September 7th.

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Jul
9
to Jul 12

Sherman Brother's Mary Poppins

Sherman Brother’s

Mary Poppins
Summer Youth Musical
 

We invite you and your family to jump through a magical painting into the fantastical world of Mary Poppins. The show is pure confectionary fun, with songs you know and love, like “Supercalifragilistic-expialidocious,” “A Spoon Full of Sugar,” “Chim Chim Cher-ee,” “Feed the Birds” and countless other merry melodies. All the fun of the film is brought to life on stage in a lavish production, chock full of dancing chimney sweeps, an eclectic array of colorful characters, spectacular singing, eye-popping sets and costumes, and of course, a flying nanny like none you’ve ever met.
 

July 9-12, 2015
Amarillo Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts

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May
2
6:30 PM18:30

Musica Variada

A Celebration of Latino / Hispanic Music

Amarillo Opera’s Musica Variada will feature an encore performance of
Latin Grammy nominated group Trio Ellas. An annual favorite of our
regional audience, this concert spotlights the rich diversity of the Texas Panhandle in an evening of song. Join us in this celebration of the Latino
and Hispanic cultures.

Public Performance: May 2, 2015
School Performances: May 1, 2015

Amarillo Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts

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Apr
12
1:30 PM13:30

Les Misérables

Claude-Michel Schönberg

Les Misérables

Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France,  Les Misérables tells an enthralling story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption in a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit.

April 9-12, 2015

Amarillo Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts

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Apr
11
6:30 PM18:30

Les Misérables

Claude-Michel Schönberg

Les Misérables

Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France,  Les Misérables tells an enthralling story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption in a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit.

April 9-12, 2015
Amarillo Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts

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Apr
11
12:30 PM12:30

Les Misérables

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Claude-Michel Schönberg

Les Misérables

Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France,  Les Misérables tells an enthralling story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption in a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit. 

April 9-12, 2015

Amarillo Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts

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