The Loyola Opera Theatre transports audiences to an enchanted fairy-tale world next month with its production of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s mythical opera, “The Magic Flute.”

“The Magic Flute,” written in a popular style with spoken dialogue, premiered to great acclaim in Vienna, Austria in September 1791. When an evil wizard kidnaps the Queen of the Night’s daughter, the heroic Prince Tamino, armed with a magical flute, sets out to rescue her. Accompanied by his bird-catcher companion Papageno, Tamino’s journey is riddled with countless obstacles, but ultimately love and light triumph over evil and darkness.

New York stage director and choreographer Bill Fabris and the Loyola Opera Theatre’s Carol Rausch once again team up to lead the production.