Opera closes today
The University of North Texas Opera Theatre closes its run of Tales of Hoffmannat 3 p.m. today at the Lyric Theatre at the Murchison Performing Arts Center, on the north side of Interstate 35E at North Texas Boulevard.
Based on three short stories by German writer E.T.A. Hoffmann, the opera places romantically hopeless versions of the author in the lead role, portrayed by tenor and visiting assistant professor of voice William Joyner.
Hoffmann first finds love with a beautiful doll of a girl, only to find out that she actually is a mechanical doll. His next...