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Ann Arbor, MI 48106
Phone (734) 973-3264
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www.comicoperaguild.org

Comic Opera Guild Performance Chronology

*Original Translations or Performing Versions

1974 BASTIEN UND BASTIENNE* (Mozart)

        AGES AGO (Gilbert & Clay)

        Jan. 12, 19, Ann Arbor


1974 COX & BOX (Burnand & Sullivan)

        Ann Arbor Art Fair Summer, Huron Hotel, Ypsilanti 22 performances


1975 DIE FLEDERMAUS* (Strauss-Morningstar/Swain)

        Feb. 6-8, Ann Arbor Feb. 21, Niles


1975 THE ZOO (Stephenson & Sullivan)

        Ann Arbor Ypsilanti


1976 LA BELLE HELENE* (Offenbach-Morningstar/Swain)

        Feb. 4-7, Ann Arbor Feb. 21, Niles


1976 BABES IN TOYLAND* (Herbert-Curtis/Dorrien)

        Oct. 23, 24 Saline Nov. 6, Oak Park Nov. 20, Adrian Nov. 21, Kalamazoo

        Nov. 27, 28, Ann Arbor Dec. 4, Cheboygan


1977 THE MERRY WIDOW* (Lehar-Morningstar)

        Feb. 9-12, Ann Arbor Feb. 19, Kalamazoo Feb. 26, Niles


1977 LA SERVA PADRONA* (Pergolesi)*

        BA-TA-CLAN * (Offenbach-Orenstein)

        Oct. 15, Whitehall Oct. 22, Leslie Oct. 28, 29, Ann Arbor

        Nov. 6, Big Rapids Nov. 12, Harrison


1978 ORPHEUS IN THE UNDERWORLD* (Offenbach-Petiet)

        Feb. 1-4, Ann Arbor


1978 BEGGAR'S OPERA (Gay)

        Oct. 21, Ann Arbor Oct. 28, Mercy College, Detroit Nov. 6, Grand Rapids

        Nov. 18, Leslie April 21, Houghton-Calumet


1978 COX & BOX (Burnand & Sullivan)

        June 17, Detroit


1979 GYPSY BARON* (Strauss-Morningstar)

        Feb. 7-10, Ann Arbor Mar. 3, Mt. Clemens Mar. 10, Adrian


1979 MARRIAGE CONTACT* (Rossini-Petiet/Simmerman)

        Oct. 10, Ann Arbor Oct. 11, Oxford


1980 LA PERICHOLE* (Offenbach-Orenstein)

        Feb. 27- Mar. 1, Ann Arbor Mar. 15, Mt. Clemens


1980 MUSIC MASTER* (Pergolesi-Petiet)

        April, Ann Arbor April 11, St. Ignace April 12, Calumet May 4, Ann Arbor


1980 AGES AGO (Gilbert & Clay)

        COX & BOX (Burnand & Sullivan)

        IOLANTHE (Gilbert & Sullivan)

        June 21-27, Saugatuck


1980 COX & BOX (Burnand & Sullivan)

        Nov. 14-15, Ann Arbor


1981 NAUGHTY MARIETTA* (Herbert-Petiet)

        Feb. 11-14, Ann Arbor Mar. 7, Adrian


1981 MARRIAGE CONTRACT* (Rossini-Petiet/Simmerman)

        Apr. 24, Ann Arbor


1981 SCENES FROM CANDIDE (Bernstein)

FESTIVAL OF DOVES* (Breton-Petiet)

        Oct. 16, 17, Ann Arbor Nov. 7, Monroe Comm. College Nov. 14, Petoskey

        Dec. 3-6, Manchester


1982 LA VIE PARISIENNE* (Offenbach-Orenstein)

        Feb. 3-6, Ann Arbor Mar. 7, Big Rapids Mar. 13, Tecumseh May, 23, Adrian


1983 DESERT SONG (Romberg)

        Feb. 10-12, Ann Arbor)


1983 COMEDY CLASSICS-CONCERT

        April 23, Ann Arbor


1983 BABES IN TOYLAND* (Herbert-Petiet)

        Dec. 17, 18, Ann Arbor



1984 THE MERRY WIDOW* (Lehar-Morningstar)

        Mar. 1-4, Ann Arbor


1984 SCENES FROM GREAT OPERETTAS I-Concert

        Sep. 28, Ann Arbor


1985 THE BRIGANDS (Offenbach-Gilbert)

        Mar. 21-23, Ann Arbor


1985 SCENES FROM GREAT OPERETTAS II-Concert

        Nov. 14, Wyandotte Nov. 22, Ann Arbor


1986 BABES IN TOYLAND* (Herbert-Petiet)

        Jan. 11-12, Calumet Jan. 13, Escanaba Jan. Marquette


1986 EL CAPITAN (Sousa-Minnesota Version)

        Feb. 13-15, Ann Arbor Mar. 15, Ionia


1986 CHAPTER & WORSE* (Petiet)

        Ann Arbor Nov. 21, Riverview


1987 KISMET (Borodin-Forrest & Wright)

        Feb. 5-7, Ann Arbor Feb. 14, Ionia Feb. 21, Big Rapids


1988 SHOWBOAT (Kern-Hammerstein)

        Feb. 18-20, Ann Arbor Feb. 27, Toledo


1989 A NIGHT IN VENICE* (Strauss-Petiet)

        Feb. 9-11, Ann Arbor Feb. 18, Toledo


1989 THE ELIXIR OF LOVE (Donizetti-R&T Martin)

        May 3-7, Ann Arbor


1990 DIE FLEDERMAUS* (Strauss-Morningstar/Swain)

        Feb. 22-24, Ann Arbor Mar. 2, Battle Creek


1990 CHAPTER & WORSE* (Petiet)

        Nov. 28-Dec. 9, Ann Arbor


1991 IRVING BERLIN SONGBOOK-Revue

        BA-TA-CLAN * (Offenbach-Orenstein)

        Sep. 19-22, Ann Arbor


1991 BABES IN TOYLAND* (Herbert-Petiet)

        Nov. 22-Dec. 7, Ann Arbor


1992 THE MAGIC FLUTE* (Mozart-Petiet)

        Nov. 20-28, Ann Arbor


1993 THEATRE MUSICK OF MERRY ENGLAND

        Apr. 24, Ann Arbor


1993 ROBINSON CRUSOE* (Offenbach-Petiet)

        Nov. 19-27, Ann Arbor


1994 YOUR HIT PARADE-Concert

        Apr. 23, 30, Ann Arbor


1995 THE FLEDERMAUS* (Strauss-Morningstar/Swain)

    Feb. 3-4, 10-11, Ann Arbor


1995 YOUR HIT PARADE-Concert

Sep. 16, Ann Arbor Sep. 30, Ypsilanti Oct. 21, Ann Arbor


1996 STRICTLY VAUDEVILLE*

        May 10-12, Ann Arbor


1997 MERRY WIDOW* (Lehar-Morningstar)

        Feb. 14, South Lyon Feb. 22, Ann Arbor Apr. 5-6, Alma


1997 SILVER SOIREE-Concert

        Oct. 18, Ann Arbor


1998 ORPHEUS IN THE UNDERWORLD* (Offenbach-Petiet)

        Feb. 26 - Mar. 1, Ann Arbor


1998 BEL CANTO TO BROADWAY-Concert

        Nov. 20-21, Ann Arbor


1999 KISMET (Borodin-Forrest & Wright)

        Feb. 25-28, Ann Arbor


2000 CARMEN (Bizet, lyric trans. Irwin, dial. trans. Petiet)

    Feb. 24-27, Ann Arbor


2001 EL CAPITAN (Sousa-Lyric Int. Version)

        Feb. 22-25, Ann Arbor


2002 THE MAGIC FLUTE* (Mozart-Petiet)

        Feb. 9, Chelsea Feb. 16,17, Alma Mar. 7-9, Ann Arbor May 18, Manistee


2002 PARIS GOES PLATINUM-Concert

        Sept. 21, Ann Arbor


2003 THE BEGGAR'S OPERA

    February 13-16, Ann Arbor March 15, South Haven April 5, Chelsea


2003 FIFTY MILLION FRENCHMEN-Porter

        May 30-31, Ann Arbor


2003 SING FOR YOUR SUPPER-Concert

        August 10, Ann Arbor


2003 LEAVE IT TO JANE- Kern

        Oct. 10,11,12, Ann Arbor


2004 THE MARRIAGE CONTRACT* - Rossini

        January 24-24, Ann Arbor


2004 DIE FLEDERMAUS*- Strauss

        April 15-18, Ann Arbor

2004 VICTOR HERBERT FESTIVAL I-Herbert June 1-13, 18-20, Ann Arbor

        Mademoiselle Modiste

        The Princess Pat

        The Only Girl

        When Sweet Sixteen

        The Red Mill

        Sweethearts


2004 BABES IN TOYLAND* (Herbert-Petiet)

        Nov. 20-21Ann Arbor Dec. 18, Dexter


2005 JEROME KERN FESTIVAL I June 10-12, 17-19, Ann Arbor

        Have a Heart

        Very Good, Eddie

        The Cabaret Girl

        Oh, Boy!

        Oh, Lady! Lady!!

        Sally


2005 VICTOR HERBERT FESTIVAL II-Herbert July 29-31, Aug. 5-7, Ann Arbor

        The Singing Girl

        Orange Blossoms

        The Enchantress

        Babette

        Little Nemo

        It Happened in Nordland


2005 Sally-Kern Aug. 27, Village Theater, Canton

        Orange Blossoms- Herbert Aug. 28, Village Theater, Canton


2006 VICTOR HERBERT FESTIVAL III-Herbert May 5-7, Ann Arbor

        The Idol's Eye

        Dream City and the Magic Knight

        The Prima Donna


2007 PIRATES OF PENZANCE

        Feb. 15-17 Village Theater, Canton


2007 VICTOR HERBERT FESTIVAL IV-Herbert May 4-6, Madonna Univ., Livonia

        The Madcap Duchess

        Dolly Dollars

        The Viceroy


2007 VICTOR HERBERT FESTIVAL V-Herbert June 30-July 1, Madonna Univ., Livonia

        Her Regiment

        Mlle. Rosita


2008 THE FORTUNE TELLER – Victor Herbert

        Feb. 8,9 Village Theater, Canton


2009 ORANGE BLOSSOMS – Victor Herbert

        April 3,4 Village Theater, Canton


2009 KATINKA – Rudolf Friml

        November 5,7 Vitosha Haus, Ann Arbor


2009 THE CHARLATAN– John Phillip Sousa

        November 6,8 Vitosha Haus, Ann Arbor


2009 THE AMEER – Victor Herbert

        November 22, St. Mary Magdalen, Hazel Park


2010 SALLY – Jerome Kern

        April 8-11, Village Theater, Canton


2010 THE ROSE OF CASTILE — Michael William Balfe

        November 3 & 5, Northside Community Church


2010 CHRIS AND THE WONDERFUL LAMP — John Philip Sousa

        November 6, Northside Community Church


2011 THE GRAND DUCHESS OF GEROLSTEIN – Jacques Offenbach

        February 24-26, Lydia Mendelssohn Theater, Ann Arbor

        April 2-3. The Village Theater, Canton


2011 THE PRINCE OF PILSEN – Gustav Luders

        November 10 & 12, Vitosha Haus, Ann Arbor


2011 THE GIRL FROM UTAH – Paul Rubens, Sidney Jones, Jerome Kern

        November 11 & 13, Vitosha Haus, Ann Arbor


2012 THE RED MILL – Victor Herbert

March 31, April 1, 2012, The Village Theater, Canton


2012 MISS CAMILLE and NAUGHTY MARIETTA - Victor Herbert

May 20, 2012, St. Mary Magdelen Church, Hazel Park


2012 THE LAVENDER LADY – Victor Herbert

Recording session and first performance ever

May 21, 2012, St. Mary Magdelen Church, Hazel Park


2012 MADAME SHERRY – Karl Hoschna, Otto Harbach

        October 20 & 21, Vitosha Haus, Ann Arbor


2013 LIGHT CAVALRY – Von Suppe

        February 7-9, Lydia Mendelssohn Theater, Ann Arbor


2013 FLORODORA – Leslie Stuart

November 9, Towsley Auditorium, Ann Arbor


2014 HER HIGHNESS THE PRINCE – Offenbach-Petiet

April 5 & 6, Towsley Auditorium, Ann Arbor