The Invention of Morel 

Stewart Copeland / Jonathan Moore 
March 17, 24, 25, 2018


A time-bending love story set to music by Stewart Copeland, co-founder and drummer of The Police. This sci-fi, fantastical tale of the human heart is a co-commission by Long Beach Opera.

"..a brilliant piece of musical surrealism,..." "4 stars" - Chicago Tribune

"...the most fun with your clothes on!" - Stewart Copeland

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The Love Potion

Frank Martin
May 13,19,2018


A retelling of the epic story of Tristan and Isolde. The fateful lovers meet by deception; fall in love by magic, and pursue their love in defiance of heavenly and earthly power. 

"Love Potion casts a haunting spell. Mitisek's austere production is like a mystical ritual that exists beyond time." -Chicago Tribune 

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