The Rose of Stambul

...A rose is a rose is a rose, but this “Rose” makes a sweet summer diversion! -John Von Rhein, Chicago Tribune read review

…Top five summer “classical pick” Time Out Magazine- July 14th Issue

…a 19-piece orchestra under the baton of John Frantzen brings out the whimsical yet elegant filigrees in the accompaniment. It’s all very gemütlich, and the libretto adds a blend of flirtatious romance and farcical silliness - Albert Williams, The Reader, July 21, 2011

3 and a half out of four stars! - Keith Ecker Chicago Theater Beat read review

sweet romance ready for picking… The anguish, the lust, the hate, the adoration … it’s all put out there to exhaustion. And at the Chopin, the closeness- makes the experience even more personal.  - Katy Walsh Chicago Now- read review

Directed by Kathryn Kamp, Conducted by John Frantzen, choreographed by August Tye, Lighting Design by Julian Pike, Set design by Joe Schermoly

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