Be sure to scroll down to the year 1979, when The Ohio Light Opera became the resident professional company on campus, one of only a handful of companies in the country still performing the genre. View the full College of Wooster Timeline here.
It’s a typical, busy summer day for Ohio Light Opera Artistic Director Steven Daigle. “We staged 'Ruddigore' in the morning, (the) afternoon was a production of 'Brigadoon,' and we’re about to move into a dress rehearsal of 'One Touch of Venus.'” Daigle says about 20,000 flock each year to the eight-week festival at the College [...]
OCT 12, 2015 | By TED BROMUND Wooster, Ohio No works of the late Victorian age are remembered with more affection than those of Gilbert and Sullivan. Yet it’s not been easy to keep those masters of light opera on the professional stage. Since it closed in 1982, the D’Oyly Carte Company, the legendary troupe [...]