Opera lovers in Omaha are in for a treat as Opera Omaha brings one of the world’s most popular and frequently performed operas to the Orpheum Theater. Mozart’s “The Marriage of Figaro” is a beloved classic that is known for its mix-ups, mistaken identities, and secrets that fly fast through this iconic tale of love, seduction, and guile.
Conductor Steven White, who is an Omaha favorite and has conducted several previous productions for Opera Omaha, will once again team up with director Dean Anthony, who also directed last year’s “Opera Under the Stars.” The duo will lead a stunning cast, which includes Sidney Outlaw in his Opera Omaha debut as Figaro and Vanessa Becerra, who appeared in the 2019 production of “Les Enfants Terribles,” as Susanna, his betrothed.
Opera Omaha is a growth-minded, high-energy, and innovative company with a demanding mission of producing opera performances in multiple formats and styles and co-creating artist-led programs for a variety of community service organizations. The company believes that the power of opera is transformational and, as a result, supports the creation of an inventive, creative, empathetic, and inclusive community that inspires joy, self-discovery, kinder discourse, and opportunity for all.
“The Marriage of Figaro” will be performed at the Orpheum Theater, located at 409 S 16th St, Omaha, NE 68102, on Thursday, March 31st at 7:30 PM and Saturday, April 2nd at 2:00 PM. Don’t miss this amazing opportunity to see one of the most beloved operas of all time come to life on stage in Omaha. Get your tickets now and experience the power and magic of opera!