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Three Nights at the Opera House: Part 2

7:30pm - 8:30pm EST November 20

Location: The Ballroom of the Wright Leppien Opera House

On the second night of Alma College’s Three Nights at the Opera, the audience will experience scenes from plays performed at the Wright Opera House between 1900 and 1918. Under the creative direction of Dr. Scott Mackenzie, the Alma College Theater department and Alpha Psi Omega will perform a variety of scenes–from Shakespearean classics to the popular theater of the 1900s.

On the second night of Alma College’s Three Nights at the Opera, the audience will experience scenes from plays performed at the Wright Opera House between 1900 and 1918. Under the creative direction of Dr. Scott Mackenzie, the Alma College Theater department and Alpha Psi Omega will perform a variety of scenes–from Shakespearean classics to the popular theater of the 1900s. Before the performance, Dr. Benjamin Peterson will discuss how the historical opera house connected Alma, MI to the rest of the world. The night will also feature the release of a new episode of the Alma College History Department’s new podcast—available at alma.edu/threenights—which will explore the college’s history between 1908 and 1914.

The events start at 7:30 p.m. The events are free and open to the public. Tickets are required and seating is limited. Contact the Heritage Center Box Office at (989) 463-7304 or boxoffice@alma.edu for more information.

In addition to the live performances, video from the events will be available for livestreaming and download on the college’s website.

This event is part of a three night series which will be continued on December 2nd.

“Three Nights at the Opera” is possible thanks to a $15,000 grant, which was awarded to Alma College by the nonprofit organization Michigan Humanities Council, which is funded in part by the National Endowment of the Humanities, last year.