Sun October 27, 2013
Mark your calendars for "Amahl and the Night Visitors":

D.M. Metro Opera to stage 'Amahl and the Night Visitors'
Des Moines Metro Opera will stage the holiday classic “Amahl and the Night Visitors” Dec. 6-7 at Hoyt Sherman Place.

Gian Carlo Menotti’s opera, composed for television in 1951, is the touching story of a poor woman and her child who play hosts to three mysterious strangers bearing gold, frankincense and myrrh.

Performances are 7:30 p.m. Dec. 6-7 and 2 p.m. Dec. 7. Tickets are $30-$40 for adults and $10-$20 for students through Ticketmaster and the Hoyt Sherman box office.