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Opera Rap: On Ariadne auf Naxos

  • Pinecroft at Crosley Estate 2366 Kipling Avenue Cincinnati, OH, 45239 United States (map)

Cincinnati Opera’s upcoming production of Strauss’s comic opera Ariadne auf Naxos sets the action in 1950s Cincinnati, complete with a colorful cast of characters inspired by recognizable figures. Join stage director Omer Ben Seadia at the Pinecroft, the gorgeous estate of famed Cincinnati entrepreneur Powel Crosley, Jr., for a preview of our brand-new production. Ms. Ben Seadia will be joined by Rusty McClure, grandson of Lewis M. Crosley and author of the biography Crosley: Two Brothers and a Business Empire That Transformed the Nation.

Self-guided tours of the house start at 5:30 p.m.

Admission is free, but tickets are required. Tickets will be available beginning Friday, March 1 at 10:00 AM by calling the Cincinnati Opera Box Office at (513) 241-2742 to reserve.

This event is presented in collaboration with the Cincinnati Preservation Association.