"It’s such a dark story and I love the fact that there’s so much energy in this production," Gran Wilson
A look at what's in the limelight this week in local arts news.
Indiana University graduate Rachele Gilmore stars as the pesky Zerbinetta in the Indianapolis Opera’s production of Richard Strauss’s Ariadne auf Naxos.
The Indianapolis Opera have selected veteran stage director Bill Fabris for their March 13 and 15, 2009 production of Gilbert and Sullivan's "Pirates of Penzance". Fabris describes his production to WFIU's George Walker as solidly grounded in the D'Oyle Carte tradition with homages to a variety of other musical theater greats.
Mezzo Soprano Kirsten Gunlogson who plays Hansel in the Indianapolis Opera’s 11/21 and 11/23/08 production, talks about playing Hansel and how the boy’s relation with his sister was a little like her own with her sister.