Enjoy innovative, award-winning opera performances.

Our renowned Opera Theatre program performs one main-stage production each year and a series of opera scenes throughout the academic year. Explore the current season's performances below.

2023-2024 Opera Performances

Fall Opera Scenes

Featuring scenes by Mozart, Sondheim, Argento, Sankaram, Britten, Lerner/Lowe, and Humperdinck

Tuesday, November 14th at 7:30pm - Lawrence Memorial Chapel

Director: Copeland Woodruff
Music Director: Kristin Roach


Students singing during opera performance

Mainstage Opera,
featuring two one-act operas:

Cendrillon - Music/Libretto by Pauline Viardot
Alice Tierney - Music by Melissa Dunphy, Libretto by Jacqueline Goldfinger

Thursday, February 29-Sunday, March 3, 2024 - Stansbury Theater

Director: Copeland Woodruff
Music Director and Conductor: Kristin Roach




Buy tickets for opera performances!

Tickets can be purchased via the Lawrence University Box Office. Tickets for opera performances go on sale two weeks prior to the first performance.

Spring Opera Scenes

Thursday, May 16th, 2024 at 7:30pm - Stansbury Theater

Director: Copeland Woodruff
Music Director: Kristin Roach