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Baroque Opera Previews: A Day on the Town, A Night in Hell

April 14, 2011

The Early Music Guild office is buzzing with activity this week in preparation for the upcoming baroque opera production “A Day on the Town, A Night in Hell”.  With three performances (Friday, April 15, Saturday, April 16, and Sunday, April 17), we hope everyone will have the opportunity to see this exciting show.

Tickets are going fast but you can still get yours here, in person at the Moore Theatre box office, or by calling 877-784-4849.

Will Rose wrote a highly engaging article describing what audience members might expect when they attend this weekend’s performances of “A Day on the Town, A Night in Hell”:

An ambitious blend of comedy and tragedy, told through baroque opera and ballet:  An upcoming collaboration of the Early Music Guild, Spectrum Dance Theater, and Seattle Theatre Group attempts to do it all, with two casts, different sets, composers, directors, and sensibilities, and a complex technical setup. Will it prove a recipe for triumph or disaster? – Will Rose,

You can read the entire article here.

Hear and learn more about the art of Commedia dell’arte: Arne Zaslove recently spoke with KING FM’s Sean MacLean. Download and listen with this link.

This not-to-be-missed production was featured on FOX Q13’s ArtsAround segment which aired on April 7.

Click this link to hear Vivian Phillips interview Donald Byrd and Music Director Stephen Stubbs about their experience working on “Il Ballo delle Ingrate”.

Theodore Deacon shared some behind-the-scenes insight on the creation of this production in two blog articles:

L’Amfiparnaso: Found in Translation: Part one & Part two

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