Allamakee Music Boosters and PSST to host OPERA Iowa for April 1 performance of Beauty and the Beast

Area residents of Waukon will have the chance to see one of Iowa’s premier performing arts organizations when OPERA Iowa, Des Moines Metro Opera’s educational touring troupe, arrives Monday, April 1 to present Gretry/Borths’ Beauty and the Beast (sung in English), at the Waukon Middle School Auditorium at 7 p.m.

The performance is sponsored by the Allamakee Music Boosters and PSST (Parents Supporting Students and Teachers - the parent organization that helps support the elementary schools in Allamakee Community Schools). Tickets will be available at the door the evening of the performance.

Over the past 38 years, the OPERA Iowa Educational Touring Troupe has performed in 10 states throughout the region and even in Japan and China, spreading the joy of opera to more than one million students and adults. OPERA Iowa is an Education Division program of Des Moines Metro Opera, which is located in Indianola, just south of Des Moines. For more information, visit