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It’s Good to be King!

We are preparing for the day single tickets go on sale (JANUARY 28!) with a series of posts focused on each of our mainstage productions. Here we focus on Verdi’s comic opera, King for a Day (Un giorno di regno), … Continue reading

Discover our Passions

Love and loss echo through two one-act operas this summer, with David Lang’s the little match girl passion and Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater. Single tickets go on sale January 28 — just around the corner. Check out these preview videos about … Continue reading

Whimsical Winter Reading

So, you’ve already read every Verdi and Wagner biography on the market in preparation for next summer – and a few out-of-print ones, too? Here are a few suggestions to set the mood for the fanciful and legendary side of … Continue reading

Woman of the Year Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Glamour magazine recently announced Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg as one of its 10 Women of the Year. Justice Ginsburg was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award. Fellow Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan said in the Glamour magazine article, … Continue reading

Spreading Holiday Cheer

For the third year, Glimmerglass is participating in Opportunities for Otsego’s Holiday Basket Program, a food drive which supports local families. Stop by our administration building at 7300 State Highway 80, behind the Alice Busch Opera Theater, from 9:00 a.m. … Continue reading

Operatic Impressions

This is our fourth year joining area second grade classes with a program we call OPERA-tion Arts — and I don’t think I’ll ever tire of it. We offer a multimedia presentation on opera and theater, and discuss all the … Continue reading

Busy Month for Box Office

If you subscribed to Glimmerglass in 2012 and haven’t yet renewed, you may receive a phone call from our Box Office team – Merritt and Wesley – with a friendly reminder about the upcoming renewal deadline of Friday, November 16. … Continue reading

Election Day

This is a photo from our 1998 production of Virgil Thomson’s “The Mother of Us All,” which is based upon Susan B. Anthony’s life.  Reminiscing about this production always makes us feel patriotic. The production was conducted by Stewart Robertson, … Continue reading

Family Photo

About 25 people make up our year-round staff — that’s including Blue, sitting in the front row. In the summer, our family grows to more than 300, and still we are a close-knit group. I gathered everyone for a quick … Continue reading

“Behind the Scenes” with our Director of Production

Join us for this free event at the Waterville Library on May 3 at 7 p.m. and hear from our Director of Production, Abby Rodd. She will discuss repertory theater production at Glimmerglass both now and looking back to when … Continue reading