The Shoestring Magic Flute

$20 Adult | $10 Child, Student and Arts Workers 

General Admission Seating

Allegra: Katy Clark
Papageno: Anthony Rodrigues

Anne Rankin, cello
Jiayin Liu, piano
Molly Thom, director
Greg Robic and Lawrence Cotton, Libretto
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, music
Greg Robic, arranger


Use promo code FAMILY2022 to save 25% when purchasing four or more tickets to this event!


Shoestring Opera’s best-loved production, The Shoestring Magic Flute, is guaranteed to thrill and enchant children and their families. This whimsical adaptation of Mozart’s famous opera showcases some of the characters, some of the themes, and all the best music.


One day on her way home from school, Allegra finds a glimmering golden flute in a pile of leaves. She blows on it, and suddenly her street turns into a dark forest. She blows again, and out pops a strange, feathered bird catcher—with a padlock on his mouth! Why has Papageno had a padlock put on his mouth? not once, but three times!! How can Allegra help Papageno learn his three lessons so they can leave the forest and she can get home for her piano lesson at four o’clock? Through the power of music and the magic of make-believe, they embark on an adventure of sharing and self-discovery involving a four-legged, two-winged, fire-breathing dragon, the even scarier Queen  of the Night, and other exotic creatures!





Jul 16 2022


11:00 am


Melville United Church
Fergus, ON

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