Butler Opera Theatre: Too Many Sopranos
April 14, 2017 - April 15, 2017
Butler Opera Theatre: Too Many Sopranos
Presented by Butler ArtsFest, School of Music

Too Many Sopranos is an opera by IU Jacobs School of Music faculty member Edwin Penhorwood and performed by students from the Butler University School of Music. 

Four divas arrive in heaven only to learn that there is only room for one of them in the Heavenly Chorus because all the tenors and basses are in Hell. After submitting to auditioning for the opening, St. Peter informs them that if they go to Hell and do a selfless deed, they may return with as many men as they want.  Once in Hell, they meet several of the tortured souls, and after a selfless act, are granted the release of the men.  There is general rejoicing and all promise St. Peter that... READ MORE