Performance

Meadows Opera Theatre’s Opera Free For All: A Happy Bernstein Birthday!

When: 
Friday, May 4, 2018 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

In honor of Leonard Bernstein’s 100th birthday in August 2018, we celebrate this amazing composer, conductor, educator, musician, cultural ambassador and humanitarian through his “artful way of learning” with iconic scenes from West Side Story, On the Town, Wonderful Town, Trouble in Tahiti, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, Peter Pan and Candide. In his words, those who can “Shout the Big Dreams” will save us!

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787

Meadows at the Meyerson 2018

When: 
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 8:00pm

The 25th annual benefit concert for SMU Meadows will feature the critically acclaimed Meadows Symphony Orchestra, led by conductor Paul Phillips, in the presentation of three works. Opening the program is Samuel Barber’s short, dramatic Essay No. 1 for Orchestra, followed by his Toccata Festiva for Organ and Orchestra, an exuberant, celebratory work composed in 1960 for the inauguration of a new organ at the Academy of Music in Philadelphia.

Price: 

$25 for adults, $20 for seniors, $17 for students, faculty & staff ($10 discount available for subscribers)

Contact: 

View 2018 Meadows at the Meyerson Brochure

To make a gift, visit smu.edu/meyerson.

For more information call 214.768.4189

Meadows Opera Theatre’s Opera Free For All: “Pépito” by Jacques Offenbach

When: 
Friday, March 23, 2018 - 1:00pm

Manuelita, the beautiful, flirtatious hostess of the local inn, has rejected the amorous advances of her childhood friend Miguel and rival Vertigo. Impressed by her loyalty to her fiancé, Pépito, Miguel agrees to take his place in the military so the couple can marry. However, a letter from Pépito presents stunning news for both Manuelita and Miguel! Learn who finally gets the girl in Offenbach’s charming, one-act comedy, produced in partnership with The Dallas Opera. Sung in English.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787

Spring Brown Bag Dance Series

When: 
Monday, March 5, 2018 - 12:00pm
Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 12:30pm
Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 12:00pm
Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 12:30pm
Friday, March 9, 2018 - 12:00pm

The Division of Dance presents lunchtime performances of 10-15 original, student-choreographed works in multiple genres including ballet, modern, jazz, tap and hip-hop.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787

How Van Cliburn Got to Moscow

When: 
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 7:00pm

Danielle Fosler-Lussier, Ohio State University School of Music

Van Cliburn’s 1958 victory in the first International Tchaikovsky Piano Competition was a legendary Cold War moment. Only 23 years old, Cliburn was thrust into the spotlight as a musician, but also as an emblem of the cultural competition between the United States and the Soviet Union. This presentation explains how both government and private efforts helped get Cliburn to Moscow, and the stakes of his performance on the world stage.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787

Meadows Opera Theatre: “Alcina” by Georg Friedrich Händel

When: 
Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 7:30pm
Friday, February 9, 2018 - 7:30pm
Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 7:30pm
Sunday, February 11, 2018 - 2:00pm

With the Meadows Opera Orchestra
Directed by Hank Hammett
Conducted by Paul Phillips

Price: 

$14 for adults, $11 for seniors, $8 for students, faculty & staff

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787

Play: “Deferred Action” by David Lozano and Lee Trull

When: 
Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 7:30pm
Friday, September 15, 2017 - 7:30pm
Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 7:30pm
Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 2:30pm

SMU Meadows’ Ignite/Arts Dallas Initiative and Cara Mía Theatre Co. Launch Tour of Acclaimed Play "Deferred Action," Sept. 14-17

Free Community Conversation will be held Sept. 16 to discuss the DREAM Act, immigration reform and Latinos in politics

Price: 

$15 for adults, $8 for seniors, and $8 for SMU students, faculty and staff

Contact: 

For tickets and more information, contact Cara Mía Theatre at 214-516-0706 or info@caramiatheatre.org

“Tartuffe” by Molière

When: 
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 8:00pm
Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 8:00pm
Friday, December 1, 2017 - 8:00pm
Saturday, December 2, 2017 - 2:00pm
Saturday, December 2, 2017 - 8:00pm
Sunday, December 3, 2017 - 2:00pm

Premiered in 1664, Molière’s witty comic satire – originally subtitled “The Hypocrite”– focuses on Tartuffe, a scheming religious fraud who ingratiates himself in the affluent household of gullible Orgon, spouting pieties while secretly trying to seduce Orgon’s wife. Orgon promises that Tartuffe will marry his daughter and become his sole heir, but the rest of the family sees through his facade and determines to expose him – will they be able to convince Orgon in time to prevent disaster?

Price: 

$14 for adults, $11 for seniors, $8 for students, faculty & staff

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787

Meadows Opera Theatre’s Opera Free For All: When the Night Wind Howls

When: 
Friday, November 3, 2017 - 1:00pm

Do you believe in ghosts? Have you ever felt the presence of a deceased loved one? Do these spirits really exist in the physical world, or are they simply manifestations of our human fear, guilt, shame and loneliness that play tricks on our mind? In the hands of brilliant opera and musical theatre composers Monteverdi, Purcell, Tchaikovsky, Sullivan, Britten, Corigliano and Simon, these phantoms do indeed live and continue to haunt us, both on the stage and long after we leave the theatre.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787

“The Iphigenia Project” by Euripides

When: 
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 8:00pm
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 8:00pm
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 8:00pm
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 2:00pm
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 8:00pm
Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 2:00pm
Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 8:00pm

Directed by Michael Connolly

Price: 

$14 for adults, $11 for seniors, $8 for students, faculty & staff

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787

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