Two One-act Operas at Stone Center Oct. 28-31
By Sherry Kughn
JSU News Bureau
25 October 2004 -- Two one-act operas staged by the
David L. Walters Department of Music at Jacksonville State University will be shown during the same evening on four
consecutive dates at the end of this month. The performances of The Telephone and A Question of Taste
take place at Stone Center on the following dates and times: Oct. 28 at 7:30 p.m., Oct. 29 at 8 p.m.,
Oct. 30 at 7:30 p.m., Oct. 31 at 2:30 p.m. Cost: $5 for students, $8 for adults. Call 782-5876 Mon.-Fri. from
2-5 p.m. for information.
Opera aficionados may attend a dinner at 5:30 p.m. on Friday night, Oct. 29, at Classic on Noble, who is sponsoring the event.
It will feature a discussion of both operas with plenty of good food, dessert and wine. The community is welcome to enjoy
the dinner and performances for a combined cost of $45.
The Telephone is a comedic opera about a man's attempts to ask his girlfriend life's important question. He realizes his best
opportunity will be to call her on the telephone, since that is her favorite mode of communication.
A Question of Taste is about a character who wages his daughter's hand in marriage. She, however, is already in love with
another character. The outcome promises an interesting resolution.
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