Maya and the Magic Ring

Be careful what you wish for!

March 27–28, 2025
March 29–April 12, 2025
Community Performances
April 1–13, 2025

Tickets for school field trip and family performances at the Midwest Trust Center will go on sale on June 17, 2024. Additional community performances in April 2025 will be announced shortly.

In this new opera for families, a young girl named Maya discovers a dazzling ruby ring in her grandmother's belongings. She rubs the jewel and accidentally releases a genie, leading to chaos as she wishes her cat and toy unicorn to life. Realizing she is in a pickle, Maya must choose her final wish carefully. Join Lyric Opera of Kansas City for this hilarious story of family and magic.

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DIRECTOR

Lori Laitman
Dana Gioia
Piotr Wiśniewski
Nedra Dixon

Principal Cast

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Creative Team

Lori Laitman

Composer
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Dana Gioia

Librettist
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Piotr Wiśniewski

Conductor
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Nedra Dixon

Director
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Sponsors

With public support from the Missouri Arts Council, a state agency.

This production and commission of Maya and the Magic Ring was made possible by a generous grant from the Hall Family Foundation.

Additional support for this project is generously provided by the John W. and Effie E. Speas Memorial Trust; Bank of America, N.A., Trustee; the Lyric Opera of Kansas City Foundation – Hearst Fund; the Mader Foundation; and the R. A. Long Foundation.”