Verdi’s sinister tragedy. This time-honored tale of seduction and bitter revenge is boldly imagined in this new production. The disfigured jester Rigoletto must do everything in his power to protect his innocent daughter from the lecherous Duke of Mantua before she falls into his clutches. Brimming with rich melodies and featuring the famous aria “La donna è mobile,” Rigoletto tragically unfurls as it races toward its devastating conclusion.
2 hours and 53 minutes, including two intermissions.
Sung in Italian with English translations projected above the stage.
MN Opera's Rigoletto
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Act I, Scene 1
A party is in progress at the ducal palace. The Duke privately discloses to Borsa his infatuation with a young girl …