Lardo Weeping

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Presented by LOLA Local Opera Local Artists at Ground Floor Theatre, Austin TX

Mar 09 - 16
Lardo Weeping

LOLA presents the workshop premiere of the new chamber opera by composer, Peter Stopschinski and playwright, Terry Galloway with Stage direction by Rebecca Herman and mezzo soprano, Liz Cass as Dinah LeFarge.

Lardo Weeping is a wonderful journey through the mind of recluse-genius Dinah LeFarge, a clever, intellectual, quite sexual woman of independent means who seldom ventures outside her apartment and refuses to answer her door unarmed. Dinah finds herself with only five dollars left to her name but claims to have “otherworldly resources” and hints at a miraculous transformation for her and her audience. Dinah takes us through her many ideas and schemes and through this storytelling we are

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Tickets are sliding scale from Free – $50. March 10th at 2 pm and March 13th at 7 pm offer the free option. Student tickets are available for all performances.

March 9, 10, 13, 14, 15, 16 performances at 7 pm

March 10 and 16 performances at 2 pm

Contact: 512-5167-967


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Additional time info:

This is the workshop premier of the opera, Lardo Weeping. LOLA will be presenting the first 40-45 minutes of the piece followed by a talk-back. We value your input so stick around and let us know what you think! The original playwright and librettist, Terry Galloway will be with us for the March 9th performance.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


  • Some inside scoop from Composer, Peter Stopschinski, Mezzo Soprano and LOLA Executive Producer, Liz Cass and Stage Director and LOLA Artistic Producer, Rebecca Herman


Ground Floor Theatre

979 Springdale Road Suite 122, Austin, TX 78702

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The Austin Creative Alliance is funded in part by the City of Austin through the Economic Development Department's Cultural Arts Division and by grants from Texas Commission on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts which believes that a great nation deserves great art. The Creative Alliance also receives generous in-kind support from CreateAustin, and Time Warner Cable News. We are also grateful for the ongoing support and participation of our members and patrons.


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