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Penn State Opera Brings 'Iolanthe' to State Theatre

on March 14, 2018 4:30 AM

The Penn State Opera Theatre will perform comic opera "Iolanthe" at the State Theatre from Friday through Sunday.

The opera by Gilbert and Sullivan and focuses on the fairy, Iolanthe, who is banned from the fairy kingdom because she married a mortal. Twenty-five years later, at the start of the opera, the fairies try to convince their queen to allow Iolanthe to return.

The show is a co-production between The State Theatre and the Penn State School of Music and will feature the Penn State Glee Club in the number “Entrance of the Peers.”

There will be two evening performances of "Iolanthe," each at 7:30 p.m. 0n Friday and Saturday, and one matinee performance at 2 p.m. Sunday.  Tickets are $10 for students, $20 for adults, and $18 for seniors including ticketing fees.  Tickets can be purchased at the State Theatre box office or online here.


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