Artwork by Luz Helena Segura
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Carl Maria von Weber’s fairy tale opera gets new life at the In Series! With a story from the same legends that inspired Shakespeare, this opera gets a new English language send up in English worthy of the Bard himself.  Nick Olcott adapts and directs this hilarious adaptation and Stanley Thurston conducts the fourteen piece chamber orchestra.  The Fairy King, Oberon vows to write a new play to enchant his tempestuous wife, Titania.  With the help of the magical Puck and a host of fairies; bring a story of magic, pirates, and mermaids to life. Oberon pulls the strings as heroic knight Huon with his sidekick Sherasmin , quest to save their damsels Rezia and Floria in braving a dastardly dragon, merciless mermaids, and treacherous pirates.  

Production Information

Approximate Running Time
120 minutes

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