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Loyola Opera Theatre to present comical satire about love, hate, and hell

January 11, 2008

The Loyola University New Orleans College of Music and Fine Arts proudly presents Orpheus in the Underworld, by the Loyola Opera Theatre, under the direction of David Morelock, as part of the 2008 Montage Fine and Performing Arts Series. This energetic and hilarious comic opera about love, hate, and hell, will feature unforgettable classical music and the famous Parisian cancan dance. The opera takes place on Saturday, January 19, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, January 20, at 3 p.m., in Roussel Performance Hall, located in the Communications/Music complex on Loyola’s main campus. Free parking will be available on campus.

Orpheus in the Underworld is a delightful satire of the original story about Orpheus and Eurydice and their adventure to the underworld. For a complete summary of the opera, please visit, http://mfa.loyno.edu/montage/orpheussummary.html

The Loyola University New Orleans Montage Series is a fine and performing arts showcase that exhibits some of the top arts events in the region. The series is dedicated to providing educational and entertaining performances, which include outstanding concerts, guest performers, masterclasses, jazz, dance, art exhibitions, and theatre productions in an intimate setting. For more information about the Loyola University New Orleans Montage Series, visit www.montage.loyno.edu

For more information about this or other upcoming events, visit www.montage.loyno.edu or call Sean Snyder at (504) 865-5882.

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