Franz Lehr’s ‘The Mock Marriage’ (Die Juxheirat)
DATE & TIME
Sat, Feb 16 8:00 PM
33 East Canon Perdido St Santa Barbara,CA 93101
University of California, Santa Barbara Library and Opera Theatre present the North American premiere of Franz Lehrs The Mock Marriage (Die Juxheirat), selected from the collection of the Michael and Nan Miller Operetta Archive. The 1904 womens suffrage operetta is set in Newport, Rhode Island and features beautiful melodies, sweeping orchestrations, grand costumes and comedic turns that will delight audiences young and old. Both performances by the award-winning UCSB Opera Theatre students will be performed in English. UCSB Library is also creating an operetta exhibition, which will be on display in the Mountain Gallery from January 14, 2019 through the end of May, 2019. A free lecture and reception will be held on Friday, February 15 from 4-6 pm in the Sunrise Room, located adjacent to the Mountain Gallery. For more information about this exhibition and related events, please visit www.library.ucsb.edu/exhibitions.