Alabama School of the Arts presents Comic Opera ‘The Marriage of Figaro’ April 13 & 15

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MOBILE, Ala. – The Alabama School of the Arts at University of Mobile will present “Le Nozze di Figaro,” The Marriage of Figaro, at Saraland Performing Arts Center April 13 and 15.

The comic opera with English supertitles will be presented April 13 at 7 p.m. and April 15 at 2 p.m. Tickets are available at or at the door. General admission is $25 and $10 for students with valid I.D.

“The Marriage of Figaro,” set in the late 18th century, is the story of two young servants longing to tie the knot while striving to elude the clutches of the count who is conspiring to loosen it. Under the direction of University of Mobile Director of Opera Dr. Patrick Jacobs, with producer and set designer Rebeca Lake, chair of the theatre department, and the baton of Dr. Scott Wright of Mobile Opera, 40 undergraduate and graduate performers will transport the audience to a time when classes govern but love triumphs.

The show will be brought to life by a creative and unique set design, with lights designed by Mateo Morris, an award-winning international guest lighting designer. Performers will wear delightful 18th century costumes transporting audiences back to a beautiful era, according to Lake.

“Audiences should come expecting a show that is a treat for the ears as well as the eyes,” Lake said.

For information about the Alabama School of the Arts and the Roger Breland Center for Performing Arts, go to or contact Shadoe Valentine at 251.442.2383.


About University of Mobile:
University of Mobile is a Christ-centered liberal arts and sciences institution with a vision of higher education for a higher purpose, founded to honor God by equipping students for their future professions through rigorous academic preparation and spiritual transformation. Core values are: Christ-Centered, Academically-Focused, Student-Devoted and Distinctively-Driven. The university offers on-campus and online bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in over 40 areas of study. Founded in 1961, University of Mobile is affiliated with the Alabama Baptist State Convention and is located 10 miles north of Mobile, Alabama on a campus of over 880 acres. For more information about University of Mobile, visit the website at or call Enrollment Services at 1.800.WIN.RAMS or 251.442.2222.

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Lorin Holt

Lorin Holt is a passionate writer with a calling to uplift, encourage and inspire others. She is an intern in the University of Mobile Marketing & Public Relations Office and will graduate in May 2018 with a Bachelor of Arts in Intercultural studies and a minor in French. She founded a UM ministry team, The Butterfly Effect, with the purpose of writing letters of encouragement to Christians locally and internationally. She sees the power of encouraging words and desires to write more for the Glory of God. Moments she treasures are days at home spending time with family, drinking mom’s delicious chocolate coffee and being whisked away with a Hallmark movie.

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