Page to Stage - Michigan Opera Theatre

Celebrating Literary Masterworks Turned Opera

Interested in participating? Questions?

Please contact Andrea Scobie, Director of Education | 313-237-3429

Libraries, book stores, book clubs, book lovers and schools are invited to be a part of Michigan Opera Theatre's 2018-19 season celebrating masterworks of literature turned opera by taking part in Page to Stage! This program offers resources and and special opportunities to delve more deeply into the stories being told on the stage of the Detroit Opera House and the literature that inspired them.

Page to Stage program offerings:

  • Study guides, discussion prompts, activity guides
  • Lectures by local historians, musicologists and educators
  • Performances by Michigan Opera Theatre artists
  • Special opportunities to see the opera
  • Promotional and display materials
  • invitations to special events

The Works & Their Creators

Eugene Onegin (Oct. 13-21, 2018)
Opera by: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Novel by: Alexander Pushkin

The Barber of Seville (Nov. 10-18, 2018)
Opera by: Gioachino Rossini
Book by: Pierre Beaumarchais

Candide (Mar. 9-17, 2019)
Opera by: Leonard Bernstein
Novella by: Voltaire

Hansel & Gretel (Apr. 6-14, 2019)
Opera by: Engelbert Humperdinck
Fairytale by: The Brothers Grimm

The Grapes of Wrath (May 11-19, 2019)
Opera by: Ricky Ian Gordon & Michael Korie
Novel by: John Steinbeck


Scheduled Events

Wednesday, Feb 6, 2:30 p.m.
Macomb Center for the Performing Arts
44575 Garfield Road
Clinton Twp, MI 48223

Thursday, March 21, 6:00 p.m.
Pages Bookstore
19560 Grand River Avenue
Detroit, MI 48223

Wednesday, March 27, 7:00 p.m.
Bloomfield Township Public Library
1099 Lone Pine Rd, Bloomfield Twp, MI 48302

Saturday, March 30, 2:00 p.m.
Northville District Library
212 W Cady St, Northville, MI 48167

Thursday, April 18, 6:00 p.m.
Novi Public Library
45255 W 10 Mile Rd, Novi 48375

Tuesday, April 30, 6:00 p.m.
Berkley Public Library
212 W Cady St, Northville 48167

Wednesday, May 8, 6:00 p.m.
Grosse Pointe Library
10 Kercheval Ave, Grosse Pointe 48236