Opera Wilmington Upcoming Productions

This coming summer, Opera Wilmington is thrilled to bring you Johann Strauss II’s operetta Die Fledermaus. This beloved comic work, performed in English, spins a web of mistaken identity, disguise, intrigue and a purloined pocket watch. The plot takes place in 19th century Vienna and will include the most entertaining Wilmington party of 2018, with unannounced guests showing up!

We’ll post details of the cast and orchestra very soon.

  • Again this summer, Opera Wilmington’s fully staged opera production anchors UNCW’s Lumina Festival of the Arts, which runs from July 11 to 29, 2018 and includes a sparkling array of performing arts offerings.
  • Performances of Die Fledermaus will take place Friday, July 20, Sunday, July 22, Friday, July 27 and Sunday, July 29. Friday performances are at 7:30 p.m.; Sundays are 3 p.m. matinées. Tickets will be available online and through UNCW’s Kenan Box Office beginning in April.
  • Back by popular demand are the opening night gala July 20 and the beer and food truck night July 27.
  • Die Fledermaus will be performed in the MainStage Theater, Cultural Arts Building, on the UNCW campus. View a map of the campus (the Cultural Arts Building is shown as CA on the map). Free parking is available in two adjacent lots.

If you would like more information about Die Fledermaus, email info@operawilmington.org.

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