Alyson Cambridge returns to the Florentine stage in her role debut as Hanna Glawari, the opulently wealthy widow delighting in her life in Paris as suitors line up for her favor. Acclaimed baritone and Florentine favorite Corey McKern returns in the role of Danilo, along with tenor Vale Rideout as Camille. This classic production of Lehar’s greatest operetta features a phenomenal cast joined by the Florentine Opera Chorus in an exciting collaboration with the dancers and orchestra of the Milwaukee Ballet Company.

Approximate Running Time: 2 hours and 50 minutes including two intermission

Ticket Range: $40-$165

Box Seats  $  165.00
Premium Orch, Side Loge  $  130.00
Mid Orch Q-S, Side Orch E-S,
Front Loge A-C
 $  105.00
Front Orchestra A-D  $   80.00
Rear Orch V-Z, Mid Loge D-G  $   65.00
Rear Loge H-N, Balcony, Aisle Orch E-T  $   40.00

Purchase tickets online,
or order by phone 1-800-32-OPERA | M-F 9am-5pm


Introduce the next generation to the beauty of opera with this family-friendly production! Receive one free ticket for children ages 10-18 with each purchase of a full-price adult ticket. Use the offer code FAMILYBOGO.

Call-in offer only, (414) 291-5700 ext. 224.

Not available for tier 1 seats (box section). Cannot be combined with other offers.

Additional Student and Educator discounts are also available


“The music is a joy to sing. It’s full of uplifting melodies that really stick with you.”
Soprano Alyson Cambridge interview with Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

“There are real moments of humanity in the opera that speak to the audience.”
Florentine Opera debut Stacy Dove interview with Urban Milwaukee

“The piece boasts a gorgeous score, lushly elegant scenes, and a charming plot”
Shepherd Express

“It’s really a beautiful production with beautiful music. There is also wonderful dancing, truly making it theatre at it’s best.”
Stage Director Bill Florescu interview with Footlights



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Presenting Sponsors

Donald and Donna Baumgartner

Opening Night Sponsors

Mary Ann and Charles LaBahn

Stage Director Sponsor

Robert Sobczak, in memory of Nancy Sobczak and Irene Laning Mason

Title Artist Sponsor for Alyson Cambridge in the role of Hanna

Nita Soref

Leading Artist Sponsors for Corey McKern in the role of Danilo

Drs. Peter Drescher and Karin Madsen Drescher


This production is a collaboration with Milwaukee Ballet Company and Milwaukee Ballet Orchestra
Milwaukee Ballet


Performance Dates and Times

Friday, October 20, 2017 at 7:30pm
Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 2:30pm

Performance Location

Uihlein Hall, Marcus Center for the Performing Arts
929 N Water St., Milwaukee, WI 53202 Get Directions »


Sung in English with English supertitles projected above the stage