Gondoliers with UMGASS 

April 18-20 at 8pm, April 20-21 at 2pm

Lydia Mendelssohn Theater, Ann Arbor, MI

Role of The Duchess of Plaza Toro

Elizabeth is thrilled to return the stage with the University of Michigan Gilbert and Sullivan Society as the Duchess of Plaza Toro in "The Gondoliers or The King of Barataria." This sunny, comic opera premiered in 1889 and ran for 554 performances. Set in Venice, Gondoliers has a fantastic score full of sparkling music including these favorites: From the Sunny Spanish Shore, On the Day That I Was Wedded, and To Help Unhappy Commoners. The cast and production is fantastic and tickets will be available starting on March 18th  here.

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 are now on sale. To buy yours, 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. 

Upcoming Performances

​​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

Past Performances & 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

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.

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. 

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 also broadcast on WCRJ 90.9 FM Detroit on December 22 & 23, 2018. For a glimpse of the performance, click here.

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.

Elizabeth Mitchell 

Dodworth Saxhorn Band Concert

April 11th, 2019 at 11am

Downriver Town Hall Lecture & Celebrity Luncheon Series, Southgate, MI

Join Elizabeth and the Dodworth Saxhorn Band for this upcoming lecture concert under the watchful eye of our conductor Mark Felder. The DSB will present 19th century brass music at this event, which is open to the public. To buy and tickets and for more information, please contact the series directly: (734) 783-9224, drth2013@yahoo.com.  Additionally, you are invited to the post-concert luncheon for an additional $12. Hope to see you there!