Related Stories (6)
Mixed Precipitation returns to Alcina's Island
11 days ago by Ed Huyck
One of the more pleasurable rites of late summer in recent years has been Mixed Precipitation's Picnic Operetta. The annual outdoor touring production offers up an off-kilter bit of theater based on a classic opera, and tosses in a ...
King Arthur: A Picnic Operetta
1 year ago by Ed Huyck
August and September mean the harvest of garden goodies for many Minnesotans — and the return of the Picnic Operetta for fans of theater and culinary experiences. This year, the folks at Mixed Precipitation tackle Henry Purcel...
Agent Fidelio: A Picnic Operetta
2 years ago by Brad Richason
When one is selecting an operetta to be performed alfresco, Beethoven's Fidelio is far from an obvious choice. For one thing, the work isn't typically considered an operetta at all: That form tends to be lighter in music, mood, and ...
The Return of King Idomeneo: A Picnic Operetta
3 years ago by Brad Richason
Summer 2012 has been a scorcher with an unbroken string of weather hot enough to compel anticipation for the cool relief of autumn. Those eager for a change in season will be heartened by the return of innovative performance arts gr...