Penn State Opera To Perform Iolanthe At State Theatre

The Penn State Opera Theatre will perform comic opera Iolanthe at the State Theatre from Friday, March 16 through Sunday, March 18.

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 the ticketing fees.  You can be purchase tickets at the State Theatre box office or on its website here.

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