OVERVIEW

Music by Giacomo Puccini
Libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa
Adapted from the play La Tosca by Victorien Sardou
Performed in Italian with English supertitles

Love, lust, religion and politics fatally collide in Puccini’s beloved masterpiece. The lecherous chief of police, Scarpia, will stop at nothing to possess the beautiful singer Floria Tosca who must give the ultimate performance in a desperate attempt to save the man she loves. For this co-production of Opera Omaha and Boston Lyric Opera, Conductor Carlos Izcaray makes his Opera Omaha debut and director Crystal Manich returns following her widely heralded production of La bohème last fall. Soprano Lee Bisset, star of Opera Omaha’s recent The Girl of the Golden West, returns to sing
the title role as another Puccini heroine.

Creative Team

    • Crystal Manich, Director
    • Deborah Newhall, Costume Designer*
    • Julia Noulin-Mérat, Set Designer
    • Paul Hackenmueller, Lighting Designer

Cast

    • Lee Bisset, Tosca
    • Andrew Gangestad, Angelotti
    • Jon Jurgens, Spoletta*
    • Jonathan Burton, Cavaradossi
    • James Maddalena, Sacristan*
    • Vincent Turregano, Sciarrone*

DETAILS

Orpheum Theater  | Slosburg Hall


 Fri, Nov 3, 2017    7:30 p.m.


Sun, Nov 5, 2017  2:00 p.m.


 

Approx. 2 hours and 15 minutes
1 Intermission

This production of Tosca is a co-production of Opera Omaha and Boston Lyric Opera.

Major Sponsors

Omaha Steaks

Simons Foundation

NAC

NCE

Warning

Javascript is currently disabled. For full functionality of this site it is necessary to enable JavaScript. Here are the instructions how to enable JavaScript in your web browser.

Warning

You are using an outdated browser. Sorry, this web site doesn't support Internet Explorer 6. To get the best possible experience using our website we recommend that you upgrade to a newer version or other web browser. A list of the most popular web browsers can be found below. It is completely free for download: