Bedřich Smetana’s “The Bartered Bride” is one of the most beloved operas of all time, and remains to this day a pivotal work in the history of Czech language and musical history. Overflowing with beautiful melodies, lively dancing, colorful costumes, and a comedic circus scene, this delightful comedy pits the machinations of an old-world matchmaker against two young lovers, with results that are both touching, hilarious and fun for audiences of all ages. The production will be sung in English with projected surtitles.
Music by Bedřich Smetana; original libretto by Karel Sabina; english translation by Marion Farquhar; music direction by Brian DeMaris; stage direction by Dale Dreyfoos; choreography by Molly Lajoie.
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