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Stars, Gold, and Tin: Unearthing Kurt Weill

For this summer’s production of Lost in the Stars at The Glimmerglass Festival, director Tazewell Thompson and conductor John DeMain are including two songs that were written and orchestrated by Kurt Weill but were cut before the piece opened on … Continue reading

Lost in the Stars: From Darkness to Light

Following his success with Street Scene, a work that challenges the traditional views that divide opera from musical theater, Kurt Weill wanted to write something to reflect the tragedy of racism in post-World War II America. It was Mrs. Dorothy … Continue reading

Children Audition for Festival Productions

The Glimmerglass Festival held auditions on Friday and Saturday for the children that will appear in the upcoming productions of The Music Man and Lost in the Stars. Artistic & General Director Francesca Zambello is very passionate about including children … Continue reading

Operatic Potential in South Africa

We are looking forward to bringing LOST IN THE STARS, a collaboration with Cape Town Opera, to Glimmerglass in just a few short months. Meanwhile, enjoy this piece about operatic potential in South Africa!