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Prince of Players at the Marcus Center in Milwaukee

Prince of Players

A Chamber Opera in Two Acts
Music and Libretto by Carlisle Floyd

A modern opera set in Restoration-era England. In American composer Carlisle Floyd’s latest opera, follow the story of Edward Kynaston, the last great male actor to play female characters on stage. You’ll hear a bawdy pub song and see a famous Shakespeare play. Prince of Players will be sung in English, accompanied by the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra.

Creative Team:
Carlisle Floyd – Artistic Advisor
Michael Gieleta – Stage Director
William Boggs – Conductor

Shoko Kambara – Set Designer
Gregory Gale – Costume Designer
Renée Brode – Lighting Designer

Midwest-premiere production and world-premiere live recording made possible with the support of:
•    An OPERA America Innovation Grant
•    The National Endowment for the Arts
•    Jan Serr and John Shannon
•    George and Angela Jacobi
•    Lloyd Gerlach

For more information:

This show's performances are over.

Uihlein Hall

Oct 12, 2018 - Oct 14, 2018

Single Tickets on Sale:
Jul 24, 2018
Approximate Runtime:
1 Hour 30 Minutes
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Wheelchair Assistance
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