The Manga Flute, West Edge Opera

Lisa Petrie on February 12, 2012
The Manga Flute
The Manga Flute

Manga meets Mozart in this colorful production. The imaginative David Scott Marley has reinterpreted Mozart’s beloved Magic Flute through the lens of a manga comic book. The plot couldn’t be more appropriate: “A young prince, lost in a world where magical monsters menace and the powers of night and day wrestle for domination, strikes out to save a princess.” Families will appreciate the short running time of two hours, plus the work is sung in English, with Eugene Brancoveanu starring as Papageno.

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