Opera on Tap: A Discord of Divas

Dinner at 6:30 p.m., Program at 8:30 p.m.

June 5th, 2018, Sidetrack Bar & Grill, Ypsilanti

Many lovely creatures on earth have descriptive names for a group: a Parliament of Owls, a Bevy of Swans, a Caldron of Bats, a Barrel of Monkeys. This begs the question, what do you call a group of Opera Singers? A Discord of Divas sounds just about right. Come June 5th to let us know what you think. Opera on Tap is a group of artists devoted to combating opera's snooty reputation by performing operatic repertoire in fun, relaxed venues. Dinner reservations start at 6:30pm and the program will begin at 8:30pm.  For your reservation, call Sidetrack at (734) 483-5230 between the hours of 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. To learn more, click here.

Chapter and Worse

Comic Opera Guild

Role: Sally Mander

8pm on May 17-19 & 2pm May 20

Lydia Mendelssohn Theater, Ann Arbor, MI

Elizabeth is thrilled to announce that she will be playing Sally Mander in the Comic Opera Guild's upcoming production of "Chapter and Worse." Because of the sketch nature of this show, her part actually includes 5 different roles ranging from a nagging wife to a ballet dancing albatross. "Chapter and Worse" is a musical comedy written by Thomas Petiet. Debuting in 1986 with performances both in Ann Arbor and on tour, the musical was quickly recognized as an exceptionally clever musical parody, recalling shows like Beyond the Fringe, and names like Peter Schickele, Tom Lehrer, Monty Python and Mel Brooks. To buy tickets and to learn more, click here.

The Dodworth Duo Gigs

Memorial Day Weekend  Perfomances

Civil War Remembrance Days

Dodworth Duo Strolling Performance

11 am-1 pm, May 26th, 2018

Greenfield Village, Dearborn, MI

Civil War Memorial Concert

Blacksmith Shop Concert Series

7:30 pm May 26th, 2018

324 East Main St., Manchester, MI

Civil War Remembrance Days

Dodworth Saxhorn Band Strolling Performance

11 am-3 pm, May 28th, 2018

Greenfield Village, Dearborn, MI

Accompanied by Ted Badgerow on guitar, banjo, harmonica, flute and penny-whistle, Elizabeth & Ted sing American classics like "Clementine", religious pieces like "Amazing Grace", Stephen Foster favorites like "O! Susanna", and many more giving our audiences a taste of America's  past through story and song.  To learn more, click here.

9th Annual ​​​Lucy Ann Lance 

Hometown Christmas Show

WLBY 1290 AM Radio

​December 9th, 2017

Elizabeth was proud to return to the airwaves as part of the Dodworth Duo singing with her musical partner Ted Badgerow. The two sang traditional Christmas music accompanied by Ted on guitar. To listen to a clip online, just click here.

Past Performances & Reviews

Hänsel und Gretel

Die Knusperhexe & Die Mutter (Gertrud)

Engelbert Humperdinck

Oper im Park, St. Anton am Arlberg, Austria

7:30pm August 14th, & 16th, 2014

Elizabeth Mitchell made her EUROPEAN DEBUT August 2014 in the beautiful Austrian Alps! In addition to playing the dreaded Gingerbread Witch, she also sang Gertrud, the children's mother. Both parts marked role debuts and were performed outdoors in St. Anton's beautiful Museum park. Learn more by visiting the Oper im Park website.

Upcoming Performances


"UMGASS newcomer and U-M Alumna Elizabeth Mitchell as Lady Blanche turns in an excellent performance and keeps the lady undergraduates in order."

Eli Neburger, PULP

Lady Blanche in "Princess Ida" by Gilbert and Sullivan

University of Michigan Gilbert and Sullivan Society

"Strong ensemble acting and singing is turned in by Elizabeth Mitchell. Ms. Mitchell lights up the stage in Act III with a solo and a fabulous diva turn in a dress fit for Mardi Gras."

David Kiley, Encore Michigan

Flora/Charlotte in "La Traviata" by Verdi

Arbor Opera Theater

"Elizabeth Mitchell was wonderful as Mrs. VanDare."

Kelly Ferjutz, Cool Cleveland

"The Firefly" by Friml

Ohio Light Opera

"Elizabeth Mitchell made Charlotte Lucas into a warm and loving woman, who, although she knew her worth, could easily see herself as wife to Mr. Collins."

Kelly Ferjutz, Cool Cleveland

​"Pride and Prejudice" by Baker/Jacobs

Ohio Light Opera

"Frasquita and Mercedes (Elizabeth Mitchell) both sang and acted their roles well as the caring gypsy friends of Carmen. Their quintet in the second act was one of the highlights of the afternoon."

Dina Soresi Winter, Italian Tribune

"Carmen" by Bizet

Arbor Opera Theater

"Elizabeth Mitchell, who portrayed Lady Jane, entertained audiences with her witty, full-blown humor."

Leslie Pearce-Keating, The Daily Record

"Patience" by Gilbert and Sullivan

Ohio Light Opera

Elizabeth Mitchell 

​​Così fan tutte by W. A. Mozart

Oper im Park, St. Anton am Arlberg, Austria

August 13th & 15th, 2015

Role of Dorabella

Elizabeth was thrilled to return to Oper im Park for the 2015 season and to sing the role of Dorabella in Mozart's classic opera "Così fan tutte." This was Elizabeth's debut as Dorabella and she loved returning to the Austrian Alps. For more information about Oper im Park, click here

La Traviata by Giuseppe Verdi

Role of Flora/Charlotte

Arbor Opera Theater

June 11th & 13th, 2015

​​​Considered one of Verdi's masterpieces, La Traviata is an achingly beautiful tale of a young woman yearning for love and yet condemned by society. AOT artistic director Shawn McDonald created a new English adaptation in collaboration with the National Network of Depression Centers to explore the stigma surrounding mental illness. 

Puccini's Turandot

Detroit Symphony Orchestra

June 8th at 8pm & June 10th at 3pm

Orchestra Hall, Detroit, MI 

Elizabeth is delighted to announce that she will be joining the Opera MODO chorus for this momentous performance. In the final program of his 10th season as DSO Music Director, Leonard Slatkin leads the DSO in a concert setting of Puccini’s final opera, Turandot. In the composer’s vision of ancient China, three riddles stand before any suitor wishing to marry Princess Turandot, and one wrong answer means death. Elizabeth is thrilled to be singing with such a fabulous orchestra and with star singers Othalie Graham and George Shirley. To learn more and to buy your tickets, click here.