Season



Cedar Rapids Opera Theatre's 21st Season

2018-19
Of Rebels and Romance

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For our 21st season, we are bringing to Eastern Iowa works that embrace the rebellious, the romantic, the trailblazing.

This fresh, fun season will be held in intimate Eastern Iowa venues.

January 10-13, 2019, CSPS Hall
The Threepenny Opera
by Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill
Hauptmann, after John Gay’s The
Beggar’s Opera
. English adaptation
by Elisabeth Hauptmann

Tickets on sale this fall through
legionarts.org or 319-364-1580

April 12-14, Theatre Cedar Rapids
The Grant Wood Operas: Strokes of Genius
A Cedar Rapids Opera Theatre commission and world premier

Tickets on sale in January 2019 at theatrecr.org or 319-366-8591

April 2019, Cedar Rapids Community School District and community performances
The Ugly Duckling
by Andrew Duncan

June 2019, Brucemore
The Desert Song
by Romburg, Hammerstein II, Harback and Mandel at Brucemore.
Tickets on sale May 2019 through brucemore.org or 319-362-7375

In January 2020 Cedar Rapids Opera Theatre returns to the Paramount Theatre with Orchestra Iowa.

Watch this website for details and a fall announcement of a season kick-off event.



Thank You to Our 2017-18 Sponsors for Making Our 20th Season a Success
20th Anniversary Season Sponsors
CRST International
The Jared and Carol Hills Foundation
Myron and Ester Wilson

Season Sponsors
City of Cedar Rapids
Rockwell Collins

Season Production Sponsors
Divine Engineering
GreatAmerica Financial Services
Iowa Arts Council
McIntyre Foundation
National Endowment for the Arts
UFG Insurance

Young Artist Program Sponsors
Giacoletto Foundation
ITC
Transamerica Foundation
Mark and Tracy Zimmerman

With Additional Support Provided by
ACT, Inc.
GCRCF Program Fund
The Hall-Perrine Foundation
Iowa Public Radio
Virginia Michalicek
West Music
Dave Wright Nissan Subaru

READ THE 20TH SEASON REVIEWS
Brucemorchestra X
September 9
Brucemore

GAZETTE REVIEW: Brucemorchestra X in Cedar Rapids brings joy times 10

TURANDOT by Puccini
January 19 and 21, 2018
Paramount Theatre

Read the Gazette Review

Read the Broadway World Review



Lerner and Loewe's BRIGADOON
June 14-17, 2018
Peggy Boyle Whitworth Amphitheater at Brucemore
Read the Gazette Review

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