Live Behind the Scenes Interview with Executive Director, Kathryn Frady & members of the artistic team of I Pagliacci.
The Soldier's Tale
February 7, 2021
MCO is joining together with the Knoxville Symphony as a part of their Chamber Classic Series to tell the charming cautionary tale of a soldier who trades his fiddle to the devil for fame and fortune through narration, dance, and music. Tickets can be purchased through the Knoxville Symphony
August 13, 14, & 15, 2020
This non-traditional production of I Pagliacci will make you feel a part of the action. The clown troupe arrives at the Tennessee Amphitheater at World's Fair Park to tell this story of jealously, love, and murder.
* World Premiere
7:30 pm & 2:30pm
March 12, 13, & 14, 2021
Five women play poker – badly. As four of them try to exploit each other’s “tells”, the nature of their relationships comes to light. At the showdown, their mutual bonds and vulnerabilities are laid bare, as the fifth woman pegs them all and runs the table in a hilarious and heartwarming fashion
November 6 & 7, 2020
This song cycle is based on 24 poems by Wilhelm Muller will be performed as a monodrama with staging and video projections to help tell the story from the point of view of the wanderer who begins a long winter journey after his beloved falls for another.
June 4, 5, & 6, 2021
Not your traditional viewing of Tosca. MCO will be producing this classic in a non-traditional way. Act I will begin in the cathedral, and the audience will follow the action to the great hall for Act II, and the courtyard for the dramatic finale in Act III.