City Pages Night at the Opera!
Join us for a night at the Opera for this amazing performance of The Barber of Seville.
Figaro, Seville’s quick-witted barber, helps a young woman flee an unsuitable suitor and find true love. Naturally, nothing goes according to plan, and Figaro must think on his feet to save the day.
Perfect if you like The Marriage of Figaro, Friends, and The Princess Bride.
Thursday, November 14, 2019
Ordway Theater for Performing Arts
345 Washington Street, Saint Paul, MN 55102
6:30pm Opera Insights – Enjoy a free, fun, and informative half-hour chat which includes an overview of the characters and music, historical and cultural context for the opera, and highlights to watch for during the show. Target Atrium (mezzanine-level lobby)
7:30pm – Performance begins
Intermission – Enjoy an exclusive intermission lounge just for City Pages readers. Located under the staircase in the Target Atrium on the mezzanine level. Just look for the welcome sign!
Tickets are 20% off in seating areas A+ through E. Order online or call Minnesota Opera Patron Services at 612-333-6669, M-F, 10am-5pm and mention CITY PAGES.
Please order by November 1st at 5pm.
MUSIC BY GIOACHINO ROSSINI
LIBRETTO BY CESARE STERBINI
LET YOUR HAIR DOWN
Rossini’s beloved and irresistible rom-com is a cut above. Figaro, Seville’s quick-witted barber, helps a young woman flee an unsuitable suitor and find true love. Naturally, nothing goes according to plan, and Figaro must think on his feet to save the day. The instantly recognizable music sparkles in this razor-sharp, comedic masterpiece.
Performed in Italian with English translations projected above the stage.
Approximately two hours and 39 minutes with one intermission.