Opera Omaha is offering discount tickets to UNMC employees and students to "The Capulets and the Montagues," Vincenzo Bellini's operatic retelling of the Romeo and Juliet story.
Show times are:
- 7:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 15
- 2 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 17
Previously slated to debut in Opera Omaha's 2020 ONE Festival, Bellini’s bel canto masterpiece is a seldom-seen telling of Romeo and Juliet, the infamous star-crossed lovers engulfed by rival political factions on the brink of war. Most commonly known through Shakespeare but inspired here from writings of the Italian Renaissance, "I Capuleti e i Montecchi" gives thrilling voice to one of the world’s most overwhelming and vital love stories.
This new production by ONE Festival artistic director James Darrah is a dark and visually rich exploration of love and loss illuminated by a powerful ensemble of world-class artists, designers and dancers, including the return of soprano Andriana Chuchman ("A Flowering Tree," "Flight") as Juliet. True to Bellini’s original score, Romeo is performed by a mezzo soprano, the acclaimed Cecelia Hall, in her Opera Omaha debut.
For discount employee tickets, click here and use the promo code UNMC2021 (all caps) or call Ticket Omaha at 402-345-0606 and use the same promo code.
Masks are required indoors. Socially distanced seating is available in the Grand Tier and Balcony.
UNMC is a sponsor of this production.