GC students bring new life to Mozart’s comic opera ‘Figaro’

(L-R) Esra Heisey as Antonio, Ben Ganger as Count Almaviva, Paul Zehr as Figaro, Miranda Earnhart as Countess Almaviva, and Sadie Gustafson-Zook as Susanna. (Photo by Brett Conrad/Goshen College)

Disguises, cross-dressing, mistaken identities and people jumping out of windows are all par for the course in Mozart’s energetic, light-hearted romp through the day of a wedding ceremony. The Goshen College theater and music departments will collaborate to present the composer’s comic opera “The Marriage of Figaro” in Umble Center on March 28, 29 and April 4 at 8 p.m., and March 30 and April 6 at 3 p.m. (ASL interpreted).

Behind every great scene, somewhere off stage, a set designer

By Christina Hofer for Goshen Commons As a young girl, she dreamed of being a park ranger. Or a Great Mouse Detective (the animated mouse version of Sherlock Holmes). She loved spending time outdoors, especially with animals, and enjoyed dressing up her dog and making up stories. Many years later, that fun-loving, imaginative young girl […]