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.

2022-2023 Opera Performances

Fall Opera Scenes

Thursday, November 17th at 8:30pm - Lawrence Memorial Chapel

Director: Copeland Woodruff
Assistant Director: Samuel Schuler
Music Director: Kristin Roach

     Laurence O'Keefe/Keythe Farley, & Brian Flemming
          – Bat Boy: The Musical, Three-Bedroom House
     Douglas Moore/John Latouche – The Ballad of Baby Doe
     G.F. Handel/William Congreve – Semele
     Jules Massenet/Édouard Blau, Paul Milliet, & Georges Hartmann  – Werther
     Engelbert Humperdinck/Adelheid Wette – Hansel & Gretel
     Laurence O'Keefe/Keythe Farley, & Brian Flemming
          – Bat Boy: The Musical, Inside Your Heart
     Benjamin Britten/Myfanwy Piper – Turn of the Screw
     Marvin Hamlisch/Edward Kleban – A Chorus Line          

Students singing during opera performance

Handel's Alcina

Thursday-Sunday, March 2nd-5th - 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 18th at 8pm - Stansbury Theater

Director: Copeland Woodruff
Music Director: Kristin Roach