ECU Opera Theater Spring 2024

Director: Daniel Shirley

Gods and Mortals: Greek Dramas

7:30pm on Thursday April 4, 2024
7:30pm on Friday April 5, 2024

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
401 E 4th St, Greenville, NC 27858

Tickets will be available in advance at or may be purchased at the door with cash, check, or card.

$15 general admission, plus $2 processing fee
$5 students with ID, plus $2 processing fee
For group reservations (10+), please contact Daniel Shirley at 252-328-6247.

A period ensemble comprised of ECU undergraduate students, graduate students, and faculty members to present the Prologue of Monteverdi’s Il Ritorno d’Ulisse in Patria followed by John Blow’s early English opera Venus and Adonis.

For more information about ECU Opera Theater, please call 252-328-6247.

For all other information, call 252-328-6851.

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Past ECU Opera Theater Productions:

The Tender Land 2023
Spring Scenes 2023
The Ballad of Baby Doe 2022
The Prodigal Son/Sister Angelica 2022
The Pirates of Penzance (Gilbert and Sullivan) 2021
Dreamer (Mark Taggart, Ann McCutchan) 2021
The Fantaskicks (Tom Jones, Harvey Schmidt) 2020
Hansel and Gretel (Humperdink) 2019
A Little Night Music (Stephen Sondheim) 2019
Dialogues of the Carmelites (Francis Poulenc) 2018
Iolanthe (Gilbert and Sullivan ) 2017
Don Giovanni (W.A. Mozart) 2017
Four Saints in Three Acts (Gertrude Stein and Virgil Thomson) 2016
The Beggar’s Opera (John Gay, realized by Benjamin Britten) 2015
Youth, Day, Old Age, and Night-a celebration of the dramatic music of Ned Roem 2014
Idomeneo (Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Based on the play Idomenée by Antoine Danchet) 2014
Tales of Love and Loss from the British Isles (Opera Scenes by Elgar, Britten, and Vaughan Williams) and Riders to the Sea (An opera in one act based on the play by J.M. Synge, set to music by Ralph Vaughan Williams) 2013
Lizzie Borden (Beeson) 2012
Insectaphobia (or, Bug Off!) (Macchia) 2013
Così fan tutte (Mozart) 2012
Così Quintet The Medium (Menotti) 2011
A Hand of Bridge (Barber) 2011
A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Benjamin Britten) 2010
Mary Stuart (Gaetano Donizetti) 2011
The Marriage of Figaro (Mozart) 2010
The Consul (Menotti) 2009
Madama Butterfly (Puccini) 2009
HMS Pinafore (Gilbert and Sullivan) 2008
The Magic Flute(Mozart) 2008
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (Sondheim) 2007
The Old Maid and the Thief (Menotti) 2007
Gianni Schicchi (Puccini) 2007
Curlew River (Britten) 2006
Il Re Pastore (Mozart) 2006
The Crucible (Robert Ward) 2005
Dialogues of the Carmelites (Poulenc) 2005
A Hand of Bridge Acis and Galatea (Handel) 2004
Don Giovanni (Mozart) 2004
A Childhood Miracle (Rorem) 2003
Three Sisters who are not Sisters (Rorem) 2003
Albert Herring (Britten) 2003 Venus and Adonis (Blow) 2002
The Marriage of Figaro (Mozart) 2001
Sinners and Saints (An evening of scenes from American Operas) 2001
The Rape of Lucretia (Britten) 2000
Così fan tutte (Mozart) 1999
Suor Angelica (Puccini) 1999
Martin’s Lie (Menotti) 1999
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