What’s Going On: Veterans concert, ‘Alice in Wonderland’ in Canton; ‘Mayo’ opera in Potsdam
Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 5:43 pm


‘Mayo’ opera

POTSDAM: "Mayo," opera by acclaimed composer Tom Cipullo, SUNY Potsdam Crane School of Music, 7:30 p.m., Sara M. Snell Music Theater; based on a true story, "Mayo" follows the life of Mayo Buckner, who was committed to the Iowa Home for Feeble-Minded Children at the age of eight, and forged a life of quiet dignity and meaning while living there for the next 60 years; $15, $10 for students, faculty and staff; tickets at 315-267-2277 or visiting www.cpspotsdam.org.

Veterans concert

CANTON: “Music of Peace: Remembering and Honoring Our Veterans," St. Lawrence University's Noon in the Chapel concert series with a performance honoring veterans, 12:15 p.m., Gunnison Memorial Chapel; free and open to the public; will feature variations of “The Star Spangled Banner” and “America,” “Litanies” by Jehan Alain, “Semper Fidelis” by John Philip Sousa and “Ashokan Farewell;” performing will be Abigail Evans ’20 on violin and Sondra Goldsmith Proctor, St. Lawrence musician-in-residence, playing organ and piano; 315-229-5630, [email protected].

‘Spring Awakening’ musical

CANTON: Musical, “Spring Awakening,” St. Lawrence University’s Gulick Theatre stage, 8 p.m., free and open to the public, however tickets are required; adult subject matter; based on original play by Frank Wedekind, book and lyrics written by Steven Sater with music scored by Duncan Sheik; musical follows a group of late 19th century German students, as they navigate teenage self-discovery and coming of age anxiety in a powerful celebration of youth and rebellion; www.stlawu.edu/pca, 315-229-5166.

Alice in Wonderland

CANTON: Canton Central School will present the play “Alice in Wonderland,” a dramatization of Lewis Carroll’s “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” and “Through the Looking Glass” by Alice Gerstenberg in the Hugh C. Williams High School auditorium, 7:30 p.m.; tickets at main office Nov. 5-9 and at the door, $8, or $5 students and seniors.