Orpheus in the Underworld

Opera MODO

May 23-26, 2019

Role of Public Opinion


Elizabeth is thrilled to return to the operatic stage as Public Opinion in Opera MODO's upcoming production of "Orpheus in the Underworld." This classic operetta by Jaques Offenbach is a parody of the ancient Greek tragedy and is best known for the iconic Can-Can dance featured in Act II. This raucous show will have a modern twist with a new English Translation by MODO dramaturge  Caitlin Cashin. To learn more and to buy tickets, visit Opera MODO's website here. 


Madama Butterfly

Opera Western Reserve, Youngstown, Ohio

November 16th, 2018

Role of Suzuki


Elizabeth made her debut with Opera Western Reserve as Suzuki in Puccini's classic opera "Madama Butterfly." She had a wonderful experience and she invites you to see photos of this production in her "Suzuki in Madama Butterfly" Photo Album on Facebook.

Reviews


"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


Dodworth Saxhorn Band

Upcoming 2019 Performances

Dates and Locations TBA


Elizabeth is looking forward to singing with the Dodworth Saxhorn Band for her fifth season. There are concerts, balls, and other performances in the works, so check back here for information as it becomes available. You can learn more about the Dodworth Saxhorn Band and keep up to date with all of their performances on their Facebook page by clickinghere.



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


Stage Director: Mary Poppins

Tecumseh Youth Theater

March 14-17, 2019

Tecumseh Center for the Arts


Elizabeth is thrilled to be making her directorial debut with the Tecumseh Youth Theater for their spring production of Mary Poppins. Featuring the High School age students of TYT, this fun and magical musical will be performed in the Tecumseh Center for the Arts on March 14-16 at 7:30pm and Sunday, March 17 at 3pm. Tickets will go on sale January 22 at noon. Click here to learn more!

​​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. 

Past Performances & Reviews

In a Winter Garden

Michigan Philharmonic & Main Street Opera Theatre

November 30, 2018

Role of Sister, Abbess of the Convent


Elizabeth was delighted to sing the leading role of Sister, Abbess of the Convent, in Libbey Larsen's stunning piece "In a Winter Garden." The piece was an introspective musical journey, navigating the duality of darkness and light by one of the most renowned chorale composers of our time, Libby Larsen and included orchestra, chorus and soloists. In additional to the live performance, the concert was broadcast on WCRJ 90.9 FM Detroit on December 22 & 23, 2018. For a glimpse of the performance, click here.

Elizabeth Mitchell 
Mezzo-Soprano

Opera on Tap: Star-Crossed Lovers

February 5th, 2019

6:30pm Dinner, 8:30pm Program

Sidetrack Bar & Grill, Depot Town, Ypsi, MI


Love is in the air. Overwhelming, predestined love that strikes the moment you make eye contact with that god or goddess across the room. Call it star-crossed, fate, or just plain chemistry, but we call it OPERA perfect for this season of passion. Opera on Tap is a group of artists devoted to combating opera's snooty reputation by performing operatic repertoire in fun venues. Dinner reservations begin at 6:30 in the Bird Brain section of Sidetrack and the program will begin at 8:30. For reservations, call Sidetrack at (734) 483-5230 between 10am and 8pm.