Amahl and the Night Visitors 2018

November 30 & December 1, 2018
5 PM and 7:30 PM both nights
St Mark’s Episcopal Church

140 South Finley Avenue
Basking Ridge, NJ 07920

Light Opera of New Jersey is proud to announce its 24th Season: A Season of Faith, Frivolity & Freedom!

LONJ kicks off its season with Gian Carlo Menotti’s Amahl and the Night Visitors, directed by Joanna Hoty Russell with musical direction by Lois Buesser. First commissioned for television and premiered by NBC Television Opera Theatre in 1951, Amahl has become a treasured part of many families’ holiday tradition. A poor young boy is awakened in the middle of the night by a knock on the door, and who should he find but three kings following a star. This one act opera emphasizes generosity and the importance of family, and is the perfect performance to start off your holiday season. LONJ proudly presents Amahl for the fifth time in the company’s 24 year history. LONJ is thrilled to be collaborating with the New Jersey Youth Chorus for the first time. Under the direction of Tara Postigo, the New Jersey Youth Chorus’ Sola Voce ensemble will perform a special concert of seasonal selections before each Amahl presentation. Tickets at or by calling 908-655-6023.  

Note: The 7:30 PM performance on Friday, November 30 will be ASL interpreted.
To purchase seats near the interpreter, please email or call Amy at 908-655-6023.

Ilan Onigman
Susan Kirkland
Jack Wallace
Amahl, Fri. 7:30PM & Sat. 5PM
Mother Amahl, Fri. 5PM & Sat. 7:30PM
K’idar Miller
Kevin Johnson
Gregory Sheppard
Melchior Balthazar
Zach Morehouse
Susan Ramirez
Kevin Farrelly
Page Dancer Dancer