Onstage: The Little Prince: The Opera

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s classic novella, which tells the story of a stranded pilot who meets a little boy from another planet, is brought to life by the Cincinnati Chamber Opera in its first production of the season.

click to enlarge Harry Greenleaf plays the pilot in 'The Little Prince: The Opera.'
Harry Greenleaf plays the pilot in 'The Little Prince: The Opera.'

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s classic novella, which tells the story of a stranded pilot who meets a little boy from another planet, is brought to life by the Cincinnati Chamber Opera in its first production of the season. The family-friendly show is composed by Rachel Portman and features a chorus from the Cincinnati Children’s Choir, a 20-player orchestra and eight principal artists from the CCO. The thought-provoking saga revolves around the Little Prince’s journey to Earth and the unusual planets and characters he discovers along the way. 


7:30 p.m. Thursday and Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday. $25. Clifton Cultural Arts Center, 3711 Clifton Ave., Clifton, 513-580-4440, cincinnatichamberopera.com


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