Opera and the Silver Screen:

Classy Tunes from Classy Cinema

Friday - Saturday, February 5 - 6 @ 8 pm



See timeless movies and movie posters come to life both on stage and on screen in this tribute to classic American musical theatre and cinema! Graduate students from the JMU Opera Theater are poised to launch their careers, and this event is your opportunity to see this incredibly talented core of future stars perform songs including “Old Man River” from Show Boat (1936), “Italian Street Song” and “Ah Sweet Mystery of Life” from Naughty Marietta (1935), “Indian Love Call” and “Some of These Days” from Rose Marie (1935), and other immortal Victor Herbert tunes. 


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