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The Old Maid and the Thief
Amelia Goes to the Ball

January 24, 26 at 7:30 p.m.
Two performances only!

Music and librettos by Gian Carlo Menotti
Sung in the original English and Italian with projected translation over the stage

Two delightful, high-spirited one-act comedies! In Amelia, a woman prepares to go out on the town, but first has to deal with both her jealous husband and her overly passionate lover. In The Old Maid and the Thief, a spinster takes in a handsome drifter who steals more than just her money. Boasting many memorable and beautiful arias by a master craftsman, these operas just may steal your heart, too.

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Please note: Advanced ticket sales close two (2) hours prior to the start of an event. However, tickets can still be purchased at the door for most events on the day of the performance. For more information, contact the KGMCA Box Office at 713-743-3388 or

Join us for a pre-curtain lecture 45 minutes prior to each performance in Moores School of Music, Room 108.

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