FALSTAFF

Verdi

Feb 9 & 11, 2018

SHOW INFORMATION

Dates
Feb 9, 2018 7:30 PM
Feb 11, 2018 2:00 PM
Venue
Orpheum Theater

409 S 16th St
Omaha, NE 68102

Location

OVERVIEW

Music by Giuseppe Verdi
Libretto by Arrigo Boito
Adapted from Shakespeare’s The Merry Wives of Windsor and scenes from Henry IV, parts 1 and 2
Performed in Italian with English supertitles

Approx. 2 hours and 20 minutes
Includes 1 Intermission
New Production

Prelude talks in the Orpheum lobby:
Friday, February 9th at 6:40 p.m. with Director Allegra Libonati
Sunday, February 11th at 1:10 p.m. with Maestro Hal France

ABOUT THE PRODUCTION

To feed his voluminous appetites, the grandiose knight Sir John Falstaff attempts to woo two wealthy women who outsmart him at every turn. Despite it all, Falstaff believes himself irresistible, and – in the end – we can’t help but agree. Shakespeare’s endearing rogue is the subject of Verdi’s great comic opera. Hal France will conduct this uproarious new production by director Allegra Libonati. Icelandic baritone Olafur Sigurdarson, in the title role, will make his North American debut with Opera Omaha.