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"Die Fledermaus" - Mainstage Opera

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DIE FLEDERMAUS

Mainstage Opera

Feb. 21-23

Kirkpatrick Auditorium

Showtimes: 8 p.m. Feb. 21 & 22; 3 p.m. Feb. 23

Tickets available online or by calling (405) 208-5227

Music: Johann Strauss II

Libretto: Karl Hafner,

Richard Genée.

"Die Fledermaus" (The Bat) has endured as a favorite since its 1874 debut , extracting the scintillating elements of traditional light opera and elevating them to another realm of sophistication. The light-hearted Viennese operetta — spiced with waltzes and comic vengeance, and powered by an elaborate practical joke — is set at a New Year’s Eve costume ball populated by characters pretending to be someone they’re not.

To be performed in English, with supertitles.