The Telephone

Posted on Aug 22 by Seasons Intern

The_TelephoneJoin Opera Santa Barbara for a staged performance of Gian Carlo Menotti’s one-act comic opera The Telephone at Center Stage Theatre on August 25.

Premiering in 1947, the opera tells the story of Ben, who is leaving on a trip and wants to propose to his girlfriend Lucy before leaving. However, Lucy is occupied with interminable conversations on the phone. Ben leaves without asking Lucy for her hand in marriage, but finds a way to make one last attempt, over the phone. The performance will be directed by artistic director Jose Maria Condemi, will star Molly Wilson as Lucy and Daniel Scofield as Ben, and will be played and coached by pianist Cheryl Lin Fielding.

Center Stage Theatre is located at the second floor of Paseo Nuevo.

For more information and to purchase tickets call 805/963-0408 or visit centerstagetheater.org.

–Breanne Lewis

 

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