Operatic radio to be staged at Claremont Presbyterian

The Old Maid and the Thief, an opera by Gian Carlo Menotti, will be staged as a radio show by the Musicians’ Club of Pomona Valley as their opening event on Tuesday, October 23 at 7:30 p.m. in the social hall of the Claremont Presbyterian Church. 

Featured performers are Carolyn Wilson and Mary Jo Wiedey as the scheming ladies, John Dick as the bum and Betsy Bowering as the town gossip. Narration will be provided by Maxine Brechbiel, sound effects by David Archibald and accompaniment by pianist Helen Young.

This program is open to the community. There is no admission charge, but a free-will donation is appreciated. The church is located at 1111 N. Mountain Ave. For more information, call 981-1264. 


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