Anthracite Opera Company’s “Here’s to Love” Hits the Stage Nov. 5th


Dunmore native Cathy Strauch will take art in the Antracite Opera Company’s upcoming production of “Here’s to Love!”

Anthracite Opera Company presents Here’s to Love!, a show featuring classic love melodies from opera to Broadway, on Sunday, Nov. 5,  at 3 p.m.  Directed by Anthracite founder, Gary Richards, the musical performance will be presented at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, located at the corner of Ash Street and Taylor Avenue, Scranton.

The singers include professionals: Ann Marie Dupre’, Barbara Nowicki,  Liz Grohowski, Jan Clairmont,  Eric Sparks, and Gary Richards, Other fine talent includes: Dunmore native Cathy Rist Strauch, Jack Bernesky, Dennis Fanucci, Jillian Kemmerer, Leeann Lemperie, Don McKean, Matthew Merolla, Sheila O’Brien,  and Abigail Zieger. A poetry reading will be given by Don Thomas. Marty Ort is accompanist.

Cost for show only is $15, payable at the door.  A dinner is also planned for after the show at 6 p.m. at the Rossetti Estate for the Arts, 1005 Vine St., Scranton.  Cost for dinner and show is $30. Seating is limited. Dinner includes appetizers, main course, dessert, and entertainment.  Reservations are required for dinner and can be obtained by contacting Gary Richards at 570-335-7702.


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