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Tosca (Apr. '15)

Love and the ultimate double cross.

Giacomo Puccini’s emotionally charged Tosca explores the dark side of human emotion while set to some of his most passionate and memorable music. It’s a story filled with lies, lust and corruption as Floria Tosca stars in a role she never desired. When the love of her life is captured by a corrupt police chief, she is forced to make the ultimate bargain, to no avail. This is a traditional presentation of a true classic, filled with heartbreaking arias and touching love duets.

Estimated run time: 2 hours and 50 minutes including two intermissions
Sung in Italian with English and Italian titles

Know before you go, immerse yourself in Tosca with the resources below:

  1. Opera for the People
  2. Cast, Characters and Artists
  3. Brief Synopsis
  4. Detailed Plot Outline
  5. Listen to highlights from Tosca
  6. View photos previewing the production
  7. Our favorite Tosca clips from fellow opera companies
  8. Giacomo Puccini
  9. The Writers
  10. Historical Background
  11. Puccini & Religion
  12. Bibliography

Download a full, printable version of the Tosca resources

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