Know Before You Go:

Thank you for attending Edward Tulane in October 2022!

EDWARD TULANE AUDIENCE FAQ

Your performance takes place at the Music Theater at the Ordway in downtown St. Paul. First time operagoer? Click here.

 

PARKING

If you purchased a parking pass (as a subscriber for the season, or specifically for your performance), remember to bring it with you to the show! You’ll be required to scan the provided QR code to park at and exit the Lawson Ramp. Please allow ample time for parking.

Accessibility notice: There are accessible drop off locations on Washington St. and at the corner of 5th Street and Washington.

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OPERA INSIGHTS 

One Hour Before Performance
Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, Target Atrium 

Enjoy a free, fun and informative half-hour session before the performance to give the characters and music historical and cultural context.

Edward Tulane. Vice President, Artistic Joseph Li helps you hear and feel the intentional connection of harmonic dissonance and its uses in performance art, life and beyond in a free talk presented by MN Opera’s Access and Civic Engagement Department. 

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ACCESS YOUR TICKETS

In addition to physical tickets, mobile tickets are also available. If you forgot your tickets at home or simply want to skip the line follow the directions below: 

FROM YOUR MOBILE DEVICE: 

Open your Prepare For You Performance email and click the “View Tickets” button.  Sign into your MN Opera account, if you are not already logged in. Present the barcode and tickets will be scanned directly from your mobile device. 

FROM YOUR COMPUTER: 

Access your mobile tickets by logging into your MN Opera account. Go to mnopera.org and click “Login” in the top, right hand corner. Then navigate to “My Events” and click the “View Tickets” button.  

Print your Tickets directly from your computer and present the ticket for scanning.  

GET TICKETS:

Want to invite your friends? Purchase more tickets to Edward Tulane here!

 

 

 


EXCHANGES 

We want to make sure you have a great seat when you’re available to attend. With tickets going fast, don’t wait to exchange if you need to attend on a different date. Log into your account to exchange your tickets. 

Subscriber exchanges are fee-free—it’s one of the benefits of being a MN Opera subscriber. Individual ticket exchanges are subject to a $5 fee per ticket. Not yet a subscriber? Learn more here. 

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HEALTH AND SAFETY 

Updated October 2022. Masks are not required at the Ordway, but are welcomed and encouraged.  

Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or negative COVID tests are no longer required. 
We still ask that audience members stay home if they are sick or exposed to COVID-19.  

We will continue to evaluate the environment, as well as the latest guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and the Minnesota Department of Health, and will adjust or update our safety policies accordingly. Please do not hesitate to reach out to us at [email protected] with any questions or concerns. 

 

 

 


RUNTIME 

Approximately 2 hours with a 20-minute intermission. 

 

 

 


LATE SEATING 

Latecomers will be seated approximately 15 minutes into the opera. 

 

 


UNDERSTAND EVERY WORD 

Sung in English with English captions projected above the stage. 

 

 


SHARED VALUES OF PARTICIPATION

MN Opera is dedicated to creating a safe and inclusive environment across all our performances and programs. We expect you, our patrons and participants, to contribute to our mutually respectful and welcoming opera community.

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PERFUME AND SCENTS

We ask that you refrain from wearing perfumes, colognes, or lotions with strong aromas out of respect to those with allergies or other sensitivities. 

 

STILL NEED HELP? 

Contact Patron Services for assistance at 612-333-6669, M–F from 10am–5pm,or email [email protected]. Enjoy the opera! 

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