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Sylvia Milo in The Other Mozart wearing a giant ruffled dress spread out in a huge circular pile around her. Photo by Charlotte Dobre.

The Other Mozart

Sylvia Milo’s
The Other Mozart

Friday, February 17 at 8pm
Saturday, February 18 at 3pm & 8pm
Titmus Theatre,
Frank Thompson Hall, 2241 Dunn Ave
$32 | $8 NC State Students | $15 Faculty/Staff
Post-Show Talk following the February 17 performance

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About the Event

NC State LIVE is always on the lookout for the unexpected gem to spark wonder in our audiences. When we first saw Sylvia Milo’s award-winning The Other Mozart, we knew we had to bring it to our stage back in 2016, and we’re thrilled to revive it for our 50th. This delightful play is the true story of Nannerl Mozart, the sister of Amadeus – a prodigy, keyboard virtuoso and composer, who performed throughout Europe with her brother to equal acclaim, but her work and her story faded away, almost lost to history.

Described by The New York Times as “strikingly beautiful,” the one woman drama is set in and on a magnificent 18-foot dress, created to fill and spill over the entire stage. The Other Mozart is based on facts, stories and lines pulled directly from the Mozart family’s humorous and heartbreaking letters.

With the opulent beauty of the dress and hair design, the sweet smell of perfume and the clouds of dusting powder rising from the stage, The Other Mozart is a multi-sensory experience that transports the audience into a world of outsized beauty and delight – but also of overwhelming restrictions and prejudice where, finally, this other Mozart tells her story.

Hauntingly beautiful”

-Los Angeles Times

This is a gem of a show

-The Stage

Post-show Talk

Stick around after the performance on February 17 to meet Sylvia and to learn about how The Other Mozart came to be.

Choose the showtime that works for your schedule

Feb 17 & 18 at 8pm
Feb 18 at 3pm

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Protect the Pack

NC State LIVE is fully committed to the health and wellness of our campus, community and artists and will be following all public health and NC State University’s Community Standards as of the date of the event. This could include changes to capacity, attendance prerequisites and other protective measures. 

Face coverings are not required inside our theatres. Although face coverings are not required, you are encouraged to wear them if you feel more comfortable or safer doing so. In addition, Stewart Theatre has a state-of-the-art UV filtration system, extra hand sanitizing stations and paperless ticketing. In the event that a performance is cancelled, all tickets will be fully refunded.