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LA Opera celebrates Mardi Gras with 'The Merry Widow' Friday

Published February 6, 2018

The Louisiana Opera presents a Mardi Gras Celebration featuring excerpts from "The Merry Widow," in English, directed by Mark Ross Clark of the University of Louisiana Monroe School of Visual and Performing Arts.
The performance is Friday, Feb. 9 at 7:30 p.m. at the Ouachita Grand Plaza Ballroom, 501 S. Grand St.
The opera stars guests Betsy Uschkrat, Corey McKern, Ron Ulen and Tyler Smith, and from VAPA, Claire Vangelisti, Julian Jones, Richard Seiler on piano, Jeffrey Peterson conducting the ULM Opera Chorus, and Hunt Neely.
Tickets are $40 per person and includes a Mardi Gras Party with food, drinks, dancing and masks. To purchase tickets, visit Fiesta Nutrition Center on North 18th Street or visitulm.edu/vapa/opera.