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“Three Nights at the Opera: Historical Recreations of Performances at the Wright Leppien Opera House” is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Nov. 19 and Dec. 2 at the Opera House, which has been restored to its former glory in recent years following a devastating fire in 2010.

You can reserve tickets for “Three Nights at the Opera” at the Oscar E. Remick Heritage Center for the Performing Arts website. “Part One” took place on Oct. 21, but tickets are still available for “Part Two.”

What will happen at these events?

View our Calendar listings to find out:

Where are these events taking place?

The Wright Leppien Opera House block is located at the intersection of 101–113 E. Superior St. and 408 N. State St., in Alma, Michigan — roughly one half-mile east from the main campus of Alma College. For a map of the Alma College campus, visit the Parking and Maps website.

This project is funded in part by Michigan Humanities, an affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Multimedia Extras


“Three Nights at the Opera: Part One” was a big success! You can watch video of the performance, which was livestreamed to audiences via YouTube, at this link.


What was it like to be a student at Alma College at the turn of the 20th century? This question, and many others, will be answered by a group of Alma College history students in the “Three Nights at the Opera House” podcast.

You can listen to the trailer at Episodes will be uploaded following each “Opera House” event and posted to this website.


You can download a PDF file of the “Three Nights at the Opera: Part One” program, featuring the Alma College Music Department, at this link.