Redefining Opera – Up Close and Personal


Our 2017 / 2018 Season

“Celebrating 50 years of Great Opera!”

The Marriage of Figaro

by WA Mozart

The Barber of Seville grows up and continues to charm!

(Sung in Italian with English supertitles)
October 28, November 3 and 5, 2017
at the Rialto Theater
310 S 9th St, Tacoma, WA 98402


Carmen

by Georges Bizet

The story of the beautiful gypsy who gave her love, but could not be possessed,
never fails to excite!

(Sung in French with English supertitles)
February 3, 9 and 11, 2018
at the Pantages Theater
901 Broadway Avenue, Tacoma, WA 98402


The Merry Widow

by Franz Lehár

Lehár’s most famous and beloved operetta

(sung in English with English supertitles)
April 14, 20 and 22, 2017
at the Rialto Theater
310 S 9th St, Tacoma, WA 98402



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…it’s amazing to me – the quality of your productions!” ~ A Tacoma Opera Patron

“Opera happens because a large number of things amazingly fail to go wrong.” ~ Terry Pratchett
“No good opera plot can be sensible, for people do not sing when they are feeling sensible.” ~ W. H. Auden