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items tagged with City Opera Company of the Quad Cities

Ghostlight Continues on the Path to Professionalism
Written By: Jeff Ignatius
Section: Theatre

Category: Feature Stories

2005-06-15 00:00:00
Nobody expected Ghostlight Theatre’s transition from unpredictable, infrequent troupe to respectable company to be smooth, and it hasn’t been. Yet as it approaches the final show of its 2004-5 season – The Will Rogers Follies, running July 21 through 31 at Davenport North High School – Ghostlight can claim a few major accomplishments that count for quite a lot: It’s still around, and it’s made its budget.
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Touring Company of "Rigoletto" Shines at Adler Theatre
Written By: Administrator
Section: Music

Category: Feature Stories

2003-10-22 00:00:00
When the censors of Venice read the first libretto of the opera Rigoletto, they felt that the story was dangerous, shocking, and unflattering to the King of France. The original libretto and the Victor Hugo play on which it was based featured historical figures, King Francis I of France and his jester, Tribuolet. Giuseppi Verdi, who wrote the score, and Francesco Maria Piave, who wrote the libretto, made changes. The King was changed to a Duke, the setting from France to Italy, and the name of the jester to Rigoletto. The censors were satisfied, and the opera was first performed in Venice on March 11, 1851.
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