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Past seasons

2017-2018

2017-2018

The Bartered Bride (Bedřich Smetana/ Marion Farquhar)

The Halloween Tree (Theo Popov/Tony Asaro)
New Works Reading

A New Brain (William Finn)

Nevermore: The Imaginary Life and Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe (Jonathan Christenson)
Student Lab Production

The Breasts of Tiresias (Guillaume Apollinaire/Francis Poulenc)

The Fairy Queen (Henry Purcell/William Shakespeare)
Student Lab Production

Til Death (Amanda Prahl/Alexander Tom)
New Works Reading

Legally Blonde The Musical (Laurence O'Keefe/Nell Benjamin/Heather Hach/Amanda Brown)

Musical Theatre Showcase

Opera Scenes Performance

2016-2017

2016-2017

H.M.S. Pinafore (Gilbert and Sullivan)

Babe: An Olympian Musical (Andrea Jill ​Higgins/Carolyn ​Gage)
​New ​W​orks R​eading

Guys and Dolls (Loesser)

The Last Five Years (Jason Robert Brown)
Student Lab​

Cendrillon (Viardot)
Student Lab​

Grey Gardens (Wright/Frankel/Korie)
S​tudent Lab​

The Magic Flute (Mozart)

Prism (​Ellen R​ei​d/Roxie ​Perkins)
New Works Reading​
Collaboration with Beth Morrison Projects

Acis and Galatea (Handel)
Student Lab

Shrek The Musical (Tesori)

2015–2016

2015–2016

Company (Furth/Sondheim)

Guadalupe - an opera in two acts (DeMars/Doyle/Whitehead)

Grease (Jacobs/Casey)
Workshop Production

L'elisir d'amore/The Elixir of Love (Donizetti/Romani)

The Drowsy Chaperone (Martin/McKellar/Lambert/Morrison)

2014–2015

2014–2015

Opera Double Bill: Dido and Aeneas (Purcell) and La Serva Padrona (Pergolesi)

Children of Eden (Schwartz & Caird)

Reefer Madness (Murphy & Studney)
Workshop Production

Owen Wingrave (Britten)

Anything Goes (Porter)
Co–Production with Phoenix Theatre

2013–2014 (50th Anniversary Season)

2013–2014 (50th Anniversary Season)

La Périchole (Offenbach)

Smile: The Musical (Hamlisch & Ashman)

A Day in Hollywood/A Night in the Ukraine (Lazarus & Vosburgh)
Workshop Production

Cosi fan tutte (Mozart)
Sung in Italian

Rent (Larson)
Co–Production with Phoenix Theatre

2012–2013

2012–2013

Albert Herring (Britten)

Bat Boy: The Musical (O’Keefe, Farley, & Flemming)

The Fantasticks (Schmidt & Jones)
Workshop Production

Die Fledermaus (Strauss)
Sung in German

Little Women (Howland, Dickstein, & Knee)

2011–2012

2011–2012

You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown (Gesner) (Revised Version)

Le Nozze Di Figaro (Mozart)
Sung in Italian

Cabaret (Kander and Ebb, revised 1987)
Workshop Production

Ainadamar (Golijov)
Sung in Spanish

The Music Man (Willson)

1964–2011

1964–2011

Since 1964, the Lyric Opera Theatre program in the ASU Herberger Institute School of Music has produced a variety of productions including musicals, operas, operettas and revues.

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