Anthracite Opera Company will present Mainly Classical, a show featuring classic pieces from opera, including Rigoletto and Madam Butterfly, as well as Broadway tunes, on Sunday, May 6 at 3 p.m.. Directed by Anthracite founder, Gary Richards, the musical performance will be presented at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church.
Anthracite Opera members performing for this show are: Erik Sparks, Ann Marie Dupre, Barbara Liberasky-Nowicki, Gary Richards, Jack Bernesky, Dennis Fanucci, Jillian Kemmerer, Matthew Merolla, Leeann Lemperle, Cathy Rist Strauch, T.J. Worobey and Abigail Zieger. Dr. Lawrence Kauffman is accompanist. Cost for show only is $15, payable at the door.
A dinner is also planned for after the show at 5:30 p.m. at the Rossetti Estate & Trust for the Arts, located at 1005 Vine Street in Scranton. Cost for dinner and show is $25. Dinner seating is limited.
Dinner includes: appetizers, main course, dessert, and entertainment featuring the barbershop quartet, Vocal Accord. Members are: Don Overdorff, Raleigh Bloch, Dane Bower and Lou Volpetti. Reservations are required for dinner, by contacting Gary Richards at 570-335-7702.