WFU Theatre presents 'The Gondoliers' for season finale
March 17, 2008
The Wake Forest University Theatre and department of music will conclude the university’s 2007-2008 season with Gilbert and Sullivan’s comic opera “The Gondoliers.”
The play will run April 4-5 and 9-12. Curtain time is 7:30 p.m. A matinee performance will be held at 2 p.m. April 13. All performances will be held at the MainStage Theatre in Scales Fine Arts Center.
The operetta follows the tale of Marco and Giuseppe Palmieri, two handsome, newly married, gondolier brothers who discover that one of them, though it is unknown which, is the King of Barataria. The brothers' new brides are excited over the possibility of being queen until they discover that the King was married to someone else.
The play is directed by James Dodding, professor emeritus of theatre. David Hagy, director of the University Orchestra is conductor, and Teresa Radomski, professor of voice, is singing director.
Tickets are $12 general admission and $5 for students and are available through the Wake Forest Theatre Box Office noon to 5 p.m. To contact the box office, call (336) 758-5295.