On the stage

. October 23, 2012.

Don Giovanni
The University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre and Dance presents Mozart’s beloved opera, directed by Robert Swedberg and conducted by Christopher Lees. It’s a soaring take on the sordid tale of a legendary lover meeting a day of reckoning. $10-26. Sunday, November 11, 2pm. Power Center, 121 Fletcher. 734-764-2538. www.music.umich.edu.

National Theater Live: Timon of Athens
An often-overlooked Shakespeare work gets a lavish modern-dress treatment in the latest live screening of London's National Theater. Stage veteran Simon Russell Beale stars as the wealthy Athenian who spends his fortune on his friends and descends into a private hell of disillusionment. $22. Wednesday, November 28, 7pm. Michigan Theater, 603 E. Liberty St. 734-668-8463. www.michtheater.org.

White as Snow, Red as Blood
A dark and timeless fairy tale of murderous jealousy and unlikely rescue gets a lush and lyrical reworking, in V. Glasgow Koste's adaptation of Snow White. Jenny Koppera directs this family-friendly show. $15 adults, $12 students. November 30-December 9. Eastern Michigan University Theatre. 734-487-2282. www.emich.edu/emutheatre—MD

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