Spotlight 2018 Season Events

LA BOHÈME

July 28, 7 p.m. & 29, 2 p.m., Anderson Auditorium

Puccini's masterpiece about the lives and loves of starving artists in 19th century Paris gets a fresh, modern take from stage director Josh Miller; but the soaring melodies and searing love stories are still there.

Free to Centenary students, faculty, and staff; $20/general public/$10 seniors, military, and students with ID.

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LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD

This charming half-hour children’s opera will be presented in various July dates and locations – see www.SpotlightonOpera.com for details.

July 27 - Anderson Auditorium - Hurley School of Music - Centenary College of Louisiana

Little Red’s mom told her to head straight to poor sick Grandma’s with a basket of goodies and make SURE she didn’t talk to strangers. But the Big Bad Wolf is a smooth talker, and Little Red can’t resist stopping by the strawberry patch. Can Little Red outsmart Big Bad and save Grandma?

FREE

 

Past Events

 

WELCOME CONCERT AND RECEPTION

Sunday, June 24, 7 p.m. Anderson Auditorium

Starring soprano Gale Odom, mezzo-soprano Cindy Sadler, baritones Bruce Cain and Adam Philley, collaborative pianists Kristin Roach, Tyler Tucker, and Riley McKinch, and the cast of Memphis: The Musical from Shreveport Little Theatre. Free and open to the public!

 

SEASON PREVIEW CONCERT AT BROOKDALE

Thursday, July 5, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Highlights from our upcoming season, including excerpts from The Pirates of Penzance, La bohème, Little Red Riding Hood, and more!

 

DEATH BY ARIA

Friday, July 6, 7 p.m. JR Gallery & Performance Space

Kick back with a cocktail and enjoy a cavalcade of talent as the 2018 Spotlight cast shows off their best party pieces. $5 General Admission

 

SPOTLIGHT CABARET

Saturday, July 7, 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. JR Gallery & Performance Space

You’ve never seen opera like this! Centenary’s resident Broadway expert Adam Philley leads a cast of genre-bending young stars in a surprising night of musical theatre hits. $20/general public, $10/Seniors, students, military with ID

 

LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD

This charming half-hour children’s opera will be presented in various July dates and locations – see www.SpotlightonOpera.com for details.

July 11 – Norton Art Gallery View Photos
July 12 – Shreve Memorial Library Broadmoor Branch View Photos
July 13 – Shriner’s Children’s Hospital 
July 17 – Friendship House
July 20 – Noel United Methodist Church
July 27 - Anderson Auditorium - Hurley School of Music - Centenary College of Louisiana

Little Red’s mom told her to head straight to poor sick Grandma’s with a basket of goodies and make SURE she didn’t talk to strangers. But the Big Bad Wolf is a smooth talker, and Little Red can’t resist stopping by the strawberry patch. Can Little Red outsmart Big Bad and save Grandma?

FREE

 

THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE

July 14, 7 p.m. & July 15, 2 p.m. Anderson Auditorium

When swashbuckling pirates and vivacious Victorian maidens mix, you get hilariously tuneful results. Former apprentice pirate Frederic is torn by his affection for his comrades, his loyalty to country and duty, and his love for Mabel, the daughter of Major-General Stanley. Meanwhile, the Pirate King, aided by Frederic's former nurse Ruth, is leading an attack on the Stanley manse, with the intention of carrying off his daughters as wives for the pirate band. What's a slave of duty to do? FREE to Centenary students, faculty, and staff. $20/general public, $10/Seniors, students, military with ID

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CONCERT AT BROOKDALE BOSSIER CITY

July 20, 3 p.m.

Season highlights including excerpts from The Pirates of Penzance, La bohème, Little Red Riding Hood, and more!

 

OPERA SCENES SHOWCASE

July 21, 7 p.m. &  July 22, 2 p.m. Anderson Auditorium

Spotlight artists showcase their talent in an operatic smorgasbord of excerpts with something for everybody. A great way to sample opera! Free to Centenary students, faculty, and staff. $10 general public/$7 seniors, military, and non-Centenary students with ID.

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