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Wyoming Opera returns live Saturday in Casper with mermaids and magicians

Andrea Sipe (left) and Byron Grey (right) Opera Wyoming, Facebook)

CASPER, Wyo — Wyoming Opera will present Saturday Soirées — “an hour of vaudeville fun” Saturday, May 22 at 7:15 at the Lyric downtown.

“It’s not just opera, it’s dance, magic, and musical theater,” said Cathy Becker, media and marketing specialist for Opera Wyoming. She said the semi-regular Soirees are a chance for performers to get back in front of audiences as the COVID-19 restrictions ease.

“Come see entertainment the way it used to be performed: live and in person!”  the organization said on social media.

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According to teases on social media teases, Saturday’s event will include a mermaid-themed performance by Fathom Swanson, as well as a performance by Casper community theater staple Candice Cochran.

Andrea Sipe and Emily Quintana will perform a duet, and singer Matt Stairs will also perform.

Wyoming Magician Byron Grey will be the Master of Ceremonies.

The event will be live-streamed on the Facebook and YouTube channel, thanks to support from patrons and the Wyoming Arts Council.

The playbill can be viewed here.

Doors open at 7:15 on the east side of the building. Tickets are $5 and at available at the door or online: