Johann Strauss’ Die Fledermaus

Saturday, May 12, 2018 7:30PM
J Q Lawson Capitol Theatre

Johann Strauss’ Die Fledermaus
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Utah Opera Series


Revenge in its most ridiculous form.
Take a lot of champagne. Combine it with a cast of outrageous characters. Add in a bat costume. Now stir it into a gigantic party, and you have a recipe for something ridiculously fun. Join Utah Opera for a lavish costumed spectacle that celebrates the close of our 40th Anniversary the best way we know how—with an uproarious production of the ultimate party opera.

Performed in English with English supertitles

VENUE: Janet Quinney Lawson Capitol Theatre, 50 West 200 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84101 | Get Directions


Family Night pricing is available for this performance

$30/two adults + 2 children.

Additional children/ $5 each, up to 6 per pass.
Discount available for youth ages 5 – 18.

CALL 801-533-NOTE (6683) for tickets
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Kyle Lang, director / choreographer
Gary Thor Wedow, conductor

Sara Gartland, Rosalinde
Abigail Rethwisch, Adele
Daniel Belcher, Eisenstein
Robert Breault, Alfred
Christopher Oglesby, Dr. Blind
Troy Cook, Dr. Falke
Christopher Clayton, Frank
Melanie Ashkar, Ida
Tobin Atkinson, Frosch
Abigail Levis, Prince Orlofsky
Utah Opera Chorus
Utah Symphony



Synopsis: “Die Fledermaus” by Johann Strauss, Jr.

Act I: 19th century Vienna, New Year’s Eve A lovely tenor voice is heard outside the dwelling of wealthy Gabriel von Eisenstein. The serenade is for the mistress of the house, Rosalinda. The family maid, Adele, enters; she is scheming as to how she can...

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Opera 40th Anniversary Season Sponsor

Eccles Foundation

Production Sponsor

Elizabeth Solomon

Set & Costume Sponsor


Opera Artistic Director Sponsor

Utah Division of Arts & Museums   Emma Eccles Jones

Props Sponsor


Supertitles Sponsor

ZAP   S.J. & Jessie E. Quinney
Ray Quinney Nebeker

Opening Performance Sponsor


Floral Season Sponsor

Dominion Energy   Every Blooming Thing

VIP Intermission Reception Sponsor



J. Wong's Asian Bistro    


RUN TIME: Approximately 3 hours including intermission.

GENERAL AGE GUIDELINE: Individuals ages five and older are welcome at this performance. Parents should ensure their children are able to sit quietly through the performance without disturbing others around them. No babes in arms will be admitted.