Das Barbecü: A Texas-Themed Comedic Opera
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The last date listed for Das Barbecü was Saturday February 2, 2013 / 7:30pm.
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Iconic American playwright Neil Simon (The Odd Couple, Brighton Beach Memoirs) pays tribute to iconic Russian writer Anton Chekhov in The Good Doctor, a comedic riff on nine of the masterful storyteller's finest short tales. A hit on Broadway when it debuted in 1973, this quirky homage features a troubled narrator battling his own artistic temperament as he shares classic Chekhov stories such as "The Sneeze" and "Surgery," turning them into riveting scenes infused with Simon's blazing wit and flair for memorable characters. Along the way, the narrator seeks help from the audience with his writer's block in this fun, interactive production from Jedlicka Performing Arts Center. Learn More
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What a concept- Wagner's Ring Opera done Texas style! Now I finally understand the opera! This is a fun show, very entertaining and lively and FUNNY. The performers are excellent and the music is fun. Don't miss this if you want to laugh!
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Seats were fine - good sight lines. I've never seen any of the Wagner Ring operas, but that didn't diminish the show at all. And frankly, since the show follows the Wagner plot, I'd just as soon skip 'em! Music was lively and my foot kept...continued
Book & Lyrics: Jim Luigs
Music: Scott Warrender
Directed by: Micheal Kott
Music Direction: John Warren
Choreography: Sarah Bright
Starring: Morgan Briggs, Emily Goldbert, Drew Longo, Kristin Lutzeier, and Dylan McGill