5.4.17 Longy Opera Workshop: It's All About Love
Double bill of Pietro Mascagni's L'amico Fritz & Franz von Suppé's The Finishing School.
In L’Amico Fritz we meet Fritz Kobus, a wealthy landowner and his friend and local Rabbi, David who make a wager that Fritz will never marry. Soon after meeting Suzel, the daughter of one of his tenants, Fritz's feeling about love and marriage begin to change. Unfortunately, David has already found Suzel a man to marry.
In The Finishing School, Miss Regina runs a boarding school in the hopes of getting young girls to focus on academics rather than love and marriage. Helen, one of Miss Regina’s favorite students wants to marry the dashing young Charles. But Charles needs to find a job if he wants Helen’s father to bless the marriage.
Come see if Fritz and Charles prevail in these delightful comedies. Fully staged and costumed.