Friday, September 21, 2018 at 7 - 9:15 pm

Florentine Opera Film Screening of Stage Beauty

From page to film to stage! The opera Prince of Players was inspired by the Jeffrey Hatcher play Compleat Female Stage Beauty. But before the play became an opera, it was made into a movie: Stage Beauty, starring Claire Danes and Billy Crudup. Join the Florentine Opera at Milwaukee’s historic Oriental Theatre for a film […]

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Sunday, October 14, 2018 at 2:30 pm

Prince of Players - Sunday, October 14

A modern opera set in Restoration-era England. In American composer Carlisle Floyd’s latest opera, follow the story of Edward Kynaston, the last great male actor to play female characters on stage. You’ll hear a bawdy pub song and see a famous Shakespeare play. Prince of Players will be sung in English, accompanied by the Milwaukee […]

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Friday, October 12, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Prince of Players - Friday, October 12

A modern opera set in Restoration-era England. In American composer Carlisle Floyd’s latest opera, follow the story of Edward Kynaston, the last great male actor to play female characters on stage. You’ll hear a bawdy pub song and see a famous Shakespeare play. Prince of Players will be sung in English, accompanied by the Milwaukee […]

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Opera America Magazine Announces Florentine/Floyd Recording Project

From OPERA America Magazine Summer 2014 – FLORENTINE TO RECORD FLOYD Milwaukee’s Florentine Opera will initiate a series of concert productions and recordings of the works of Carlisle Floyd beginning in the 2014-2015 season. The project launches with Floyd’s Wuthering Heights, sponsored by local donors John Shannon and Jan Serr. Florentine’s general director, William Florescu, will […]

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