Die Fledermaus – Operetta or Musical?

Academy of Music (247 Main Street, Northampton, MA 01060)

Photo By Lynne Graves
Entertainment + Music
Die Fledermaus – Operetta or Musical? Call it whatever you like, but do come and be thoroughly entertained as Valley Light Opera performs Strauss', Die Fledermaus.  It’s presented in English and is a comical riot of flirtation, mistaken identity, and sumptuous music.   Die Fledermaus begins with an overture as famous as the rest of the show.  You’ll love it from the moment you hear the opening bars of music. From there, we are led on a journey into a play within a play.   A practical joke between friends leads to an intricate plot featuring lust, longing, and love of life. With a generous amount of champagne, all is revealed before the final curtain falls. You are guaranteed a delightful evening that will leave you tapping your feet and humming some very familiar music. Die Fledermaus will be performed at the Academy of Music in Northampton on November 5, 11, and 12 at 7:30 p.m. and on November 6 and 13 at 2:00 p.m. Tickets go on sale September 7th and can be purchased online 24/7 at aomtheatre.com or by visiting the Box Office at 274 Main Street on Tuesday - Friday from 3:00 - 6:00 p.m.  To purchase by phone, call: 413-584-9032, ext.105.