OPERAS & MUSICALS
By Mitch Leigh & Joe Darion
A prisoner of the Spanish Inquisition, Miguel de Cervantes stages a play using his fellow inmates in a bid to save his possessions and his prized manuscript. He becomes Don Quixote and wins over his comrades with hilarious antics and devotion to chivalry. Starring Michael Ballam as Don Quixote, Man of La Mancha dreams "The Impossible Dream" of the down and out – but noble heart.
By Frank Loesser
J. Pierrepont Finch is a window washer with ambition. Using the advice from a self-help book, he climbs the corporate ladder at World Wide Wickets and wins over the hearts of his co-workers and Rosemary Pilkington. It's a wild ride to the top featuring musical numbers like "A Secretary Is Not a Toy," "Cinderella, Darling," and "Brotherhood of Man." How To Succeed is classic Broadway and loads of fun. You'll love it!
By Giacomo Puccini
Young Bohemian Rodolfo and his friends struggle to make it as artists in Paris, but his life changes when a chance encounter with a seamstress named Mimi lights a flame in their hearts. Will they find lasting love, or will jealousy and poverty drive them apart? La Bohème is one of the most beloved and performed operas of all time. Don't miss this timeless classic.
By Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein II
Carefree carnival barker Billy Bigelow loses his job just as he learns that his wife is pregnant. Desperate to provide a decent life for his family, he commits a robbery. Little did he know of the lasting consequences. Will he get a chance to right his wrongs? Carousel has been a Broadway favorite for almost 70 years, exploring themes of consequences, love, and redemption.
Join our talented pianists in an unpredictable concert of classic hits where they'll be dressing up, playing jokes on each other, and who knows what other mayhem will ensue.
Utah Festival hosts more than 20 extraordinarily talented artists in a world-class opera competition. YOU help select the winner, who then heads to Italy to compete for the ultimate operatic prize.
A special concert of highlights from Richard Rodgers' legendary career including "My Funny Valentine," "Bewitched, Bothered & Bewildered," and much more!.
By Carl Orff
Utah Festival's orchestra and soloists in collaboration with the American Festival Chorus perform Carl Orff's spectacular cantata including the classic "O Fortuna." Conducted by Craig Jessop.
GALA DINNER FUNDRAISER |
Mingle with Festival stars at an elegant dinner followed by Man of La Mancha at the historic Ellen Eccles Theatre.
Make plans to attend the Festival's complete lineup of spectacular events: