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University of Mobile Presents Mozart’s Comic Masterpiece ‘Cosi fan tutte’

The University of Mobile Performing Arts Series presents Mozart’s comic masterpiece, “Cosi fan tutte,”  Thursday, Nov. 7 and Saturday Nov. 9 at 7 p.m. at the Saraland Performing Arts Center.

The performance previously scheduled for Friday was moved to Thursday so it would not conflict with Saraland High School’ football playoff game on Friday.

“Cosi fan tutte,” also known as “Women are Like That” or “The School for Lovers,” is a lighthearted take on love and fidelity featuring mistaken identities, outlandish costumes, and an ill-advised bet. The piece, originally set in 1790s Italy, has been updated to 1890 in Savannah, GA.

University of Mobile students will sing the performances in English.  Mobile Opera General Director Scott Wright will lead an orchestra of UMobile students and professionals.  UMobile Associate Professor of Music Dr. Patrick Jacobs, also of the New Orleans Opera and Mobile Opera, is stage director. Bruce Earnest, assistant dean of the Center for Performing Arts/School of Music, is producer.

Tickets are $25 for adults and $10 for students, available at the door or in advance at the Center for Performing Arts on the UMobile campus. Group rates are available.  Call 251.442.2383 for group rates and preferred seating.

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About the University of Mobile:
The University of Mobile is a Christian university located in Mobile, Ala., on an 880-acre campus near Gulf Coast beaches. More than 1,600 students are enrolled in more than 40 undergraduate and graduate programs in the College of Arts and Sciences, College of Christian Leadership, School of Business, School of Christian Ministries, School of Education, School of Nursing, School of Worship Leadership, Center for Performing Arts/School of Music and Center for Adult Programs.

For more information about the University of Mobile, visit the website at www.umobile.edu or call Enrollment Services at 1.800.WIN.RAMS or 251.442.2222.

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