Sharin Apostolou returns to Ash Lawn Opera to star as Nellie Forbush in South Pacific, following her triumphant portray of Eliza Doolittle in last year’s My Fair Lady. We recently chatted with Sharin about how Nellie compares to Eliza, what she’s been up to since last summer, and what it’s like to work […]
South Pacific has been drawing crowds from throughout the area to The Paramount Theater! Find out why people are falling in love with this incredible production in this brief video of highlights. Photo by Janet Moore-Coll.
South Pacific opens this Saturday at The Paramount Theater! This fantastic piece of musical theater is directed and choreographed by multi-talented artist John de los Santos, who is returning for his second season with Ash Lawn Opera. This will not be his first time working with lead actress Sharin Apostolou, as she […]
Ash Lawn Opera presents a fun and free educational presentation for kids before the matinee of South Pacific this Sunday, July 24! This Sunday afternoon, Ash Lawn Opera presents a special program for children before the matinee of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s South Pacific. They’ll get to meet the local kids starring […]
Our summer season starts this Sunday at The Paramount Theater with Così fan tutte! Featured in Così is Cassandra Zoe Velasco, a Mexican opera star who will perform Dorabella. Velasco is said to have an “authentic mezzo voice, with warm and dark color” and has performed at the Metropolitan Opera, as well as […]
Artistic Director Michelle Krisel recently sat down with Sandy Hausman at WVTF to talk about our 39th summer season. Listen to the full story here to hear about Lorenzo Da Ponte’s colorful life and how South Pacific influenced even hairstyles when it premiered! “Ash Lawn Opera reimagines Mozart’s scandalous work” […]