Unwrap Your Candies Now

Opera On Tap Serves Arias In Pubs And TUTS Presents A New “Spring Awakening”

Learn about a local grassroots effort to share the love of opera. Plus, meet a cast member of one of Broadway’s most successful rock musicals.


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In this episode of the podcast "Unwrap Your Candies Now," Catherine Lu chats with soprano Anna Diemer, Co-Managing Diva of Opera on Tap – Houston. One of the newest chapters of the international opera non-profit, the group of local singers brings affordable, interactive opera performances to bars, coffeehouses, breweries and other alternative venues.

Then, Ernie Manouse interviews actor, singer and dancer Juliette Redden, who stars in Theatre Under The Stars‘ new production of the Tony Award-winning Spring Awakening.

Share your comments, questions and ideas at UYCN@houstonpublicmedia.org.

Music used: Toothbrush Time performed by Opera on Tap Houston and “Mama Who Bore Me” from “Spring Awakening” courtesy of TUTS


This article is part of the Unwrap Your Candies Now podcast

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Catherine Lu

Catherine Lu

Content Producer & Announcer

While growing up in Chicago and Houston, Catherine’s love for art, music and creative writing was influenced by her teachers and parents. She was once concertmaster of the Clear Lake High School Orchestra and a four-time violinist of the Texas All-State Symphony. A graduate of the University of Chicago, Catherine...

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