GLOW strives to be the country’s most innovative leader in the fusion of opera, operetta and musical theatre. GLOW seeks to produce nationally recognized work that is socially relevant, and serve as a unique example of utilizing theatre for social change. The 2019 season promises to be an incredible addition to our Greenville arts community. Learn more at glowlyric.com
An immortal and irresistible opera, Carmen is a thrilling, pulse-pounding production featuring some of the most famous classical music ever written. Glow’s production centers on a contemporary Carmen, who is a bright spirited cigar factory worker with a longing for freedom, fun and prosperity. As Carmen struggles to find stability, she hopes that her new relationship with Don José will be a way out of her circumstances. As she becomes aware of Don José’s troubled past and violent tendencies, she fights to live life on her own terms. Sung in French with projected English translations.
My Fair Lady
In this beloved musical, pompous phonetics professor Henry Higgins is so sure of his abilities that he takes it upon himself to transform a Cockney working-class girl into someone who can pass for a cultured member of high society. Unfortunately for him, Professor Higgins underestimates the smart and determined Eliza, who agrees to his speech lessons to improve her job prospects. As Eliza gains control and grows in respectability, Higgins struggles to maintain the upper hand.
With hits like “Wouldn’t It Be Loverly,” “I Could Have Danced All Night,” and “On the Street Where You Live,” you’ll fall in love with this timeless classic!
The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas
Located in sleepy Gilbert, Texas, the Chicken Ranch has been operating for over 75 years as the best little whorehouse in Texas. It is run by the town’s biggest philanthropist: Miss Mona, the charming and respected madam who treats every one of her “girls” with loving care. When big city, pious reporter Melvin Thorpe exposes the brothel on live TV, the small town is turned on its head. With the help of her old flame, Sheriff Ed Earl Dodd, Mona must fight to keep her girls safe and her livelihood intact. Based on the true story of the Texas Chicken Ranch, a brothel located in La Grange, Texas, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas is a Tony award winning musical that was adapted into a movie featuring Dolly Parton and Burt Reynolds. It features classic country hits like “Hard Candy Christmas,” and is a hilarious comedy with biting commentary that will have you tapping your toes!