By Jerome Kern & Oscar Hammerstein II | Sung in English with Supertitles
The work that changed American Musical Theater forever. Show Boat carries us down the Mississippi through love’s choppy waters, as life rolls on for Magnolia and the gambling man she adores; a high watermark in this season’s extraordinary journey.
Conductor Emmanuel Villaume • Production Francesca Zambello • Director E. Loren Meeker • Scenic design Peter J. DavisonMore info
Where Winspear Opera House, 2403 Flora Street, Dallas, TX, United States (directions)
Saturday, May 7th
Community Performance at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden
Join us for the final community performance of John Davies The Billy Goats Gruff. An adaptation of the popular folk tale based on scenes from operas by W.A. Mozart, G. Donizetti, and G. Rossini. Sung in English, this story reinforces a strong anti-bullying message, the importance of kindness and attending school regularly.
The performance at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden will be a special abridged performance which will include a narrator and musical excerpts from the production.
Performance will be at the Puppet Show stage in the Glade.
Cost Performance is FREE, Admission to Arboretum is FREE for children 2 years or younger up to $15 for adults. For more information on admission fees please visit the Dallas Arboretum website.
Parking at the Arboretum varies from $8 Purchased online - $15 purchased on site
Music and Masterpieces presented in partnership with the DMA
Join The Dallas Opera and the Dallas Museum of Art in a special presentation of song and art “Music and Masterpieces.” Baritone Corey Crider will perform selections incorporating the poetry of Robert Louis Stevenson and Shakespeare with music by prolific composers. A museum tour, highlighting works of art inspired by the themes of the performance, will immediately follow.*
Mr. Crider’s recital will include songs by composers Ralph Vaughan Williams (Songs of Travel), Gerald Finzi (Let Us Garlands Bring), Ambroise Thomas (aria from Hamlet), Giuseppe Verdi (Otello) and Cole Porter (Kiss Me, Kate). Themes featured reflect on a range of profound emotion including springtime love, wanderlust, heartache and fate. Mr. Crider’s recent performances include the reprise of his celebrated Sweeney Todd with Opera Roanoke, Sharpless in Madame Butterfly with Dayton Opera, Guglielmo in Così fan tutte with Sarasota Opera, Escamillo in Carmen with Lyric Opera of Kansas City and Handel’s Messiah with Augustana College.
*Space on the tour is limited and on a first-come, first-served basis the day of the event.
Horchow Auditorium, DMA
1:30 p.m. Theater doors open, all seating general admission
2:00 p.m. Performance begins
Tour will begin immediately following end of performance.
Cost Performance is FREE. RSVP for an event reminder.
Admission to the Museum is FREE. Tickets will not be issued for the performance, all seating will be general admission in Horchow Auditorium.
Parking is available in the Dallas Museum of Art garage for $10 (FREE for DMA Partners with valid card). Cash and credit cards are accepted. In the event that the DMA garage is full, you can also access the nearby Trammell Crow garage (2001 Ross Avenue) and the Ross Lot (2040 Ross Avenue) for additional parking options.