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The Marriage of Figaro
15 - 31 July 2021

Performance The Marriage of Figaro

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It’s Figaro and Susanna’s wedding day but their boss, the Count, has other ideas, he too wants Susanna.

And so begins one of the greatest love stories ever told. This is the opera that changed the direction of the art form. When it premiered in 1786 audiences were intrigued as they watched real people wrestling with feelings of desire, betrayal, remorse, unbridled lust… Feelings they knew well themselves.

The original title of the opera translates as, “Figaro’s Wedding or the Mad Day”, and from the first downbeat of the music, utter chaos unfolds with lusty boys dressed as girls, drunken gardeners, solicitous lawyers, mothers discovering long lost sons, forlorn wives, cheeky bridesmaids and…

At the centre is Susanna, coolly and brilliantly navigating the mayhem, ably supported by her husband to be. This production sets the story in a time where what was understood as power is crumbling as a new world emerges. It could be 1786 or is it 2021?

Conductor DANE LAM
Director PATRICK NOLAN
Set & Costume MARG HORWELL
Lighting BERNIE TAN-HAYES

Figaro JEREMY KLEEMAN / TIMOTHY NEWTON*
Susanna SOFIA TRONCOSO / KATIE STENZEL*
Count Almaviva JOSÉ CARBÓ / SHAUN BROWN*
Countess Almaviva EVA KONG / LEANNE KENNEALLY*
Marcellina HAYLEY SUGARS
Don Basilio, Don Curzio BRADLEY DALEY
Bartolo JUD ARTHUR
Antonio SAMUEL PIPER

QUEENSLAND SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
OPERA QUEENSLAND CHORUS

*An alternative cast will perform some roles for select performances

In the event a performance is cancelled due to Covid-19, patrons will be offered a full refund.

Schedule/Program
Thursday, July 15 2021 7:30 pm
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Saturday, July 17 2021 7:30 pm
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Tuesday, July 20 2021 6:30 pm
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Wednesday, July 21 2021 1:30 pm
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Thursday, July 22 2021 7:30 pm
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Auslan Interpreted Complimentary Pre-performance Talk
Saturday, July 24 2021 1:30 pm
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Complimentary Pre-performance Talk
Saturday, July 24 2021 7:30 pm
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Complimentary Pre-performance Talk
Wednesday, July 28 2021 1:30 pm
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Thursday, July 29 2021 7:30 pm
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Audio Description Available Complimentary Pre-performance Talk
Saturday, July 31 2021 1:30 pm
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Complimentary Pre-performance Talk
Pricing Guide
Single tickets

Friday – Sunday & Opening Nights Performances

Adult Prices
Premium $165
A-Reserve $145
B-Reserve $105
C-Reserve $75

Concession*
Premium $149
A-Reserve $131
B-Reserve $95
C-Reserve $68

Child**
Premium $83
A-Reserve $73
B-Reserve $53
C-Reserve $38

Monday – Thursday Performances

Adult Prices
Premium $145
A-Reserve $125
B-Reserve $95
C-Reserve $65

Concession*
Premium $131
A-Reserve $113
B-Reserve $86
C-Reserve $59

Child**
Premium $73
A-Reserve $63
B-Reserve $48
C-Reserve $33

Friday – Sunday & Opening Nights Performances

Adult Prices
Premium $140
A-Reserve $123
B-Reserve $89
C-Reserve $64

Concession*
Premium $126
A-Reserve $111
B-Reserve $80
C-Reserve $57

Child**
Premium $70
A-Reserve $62
B-Reserve $45
C-Reserve $32

Monday – Thursday Performances

Adult Prices
Premium $123
A-Reserve $106
B-Reserve $81
C-Reserve $55

Concession*
Premium $111
A-Reserve $96
B-Reserve $73
C-Reserve $50

Child**
Premium $62
A-Reserve $53
B-Reserve $40
C-Reserve $28

Prices exclude transaction fee.

*Applies to Centrelink-issued Pension card holders, Veterans’ Affairs pensioners and full-time students. ID required. National Seniors
Card not applicable.
**Children 17 years and under. Must be purchased with an Adult ticket. Excludes School Groups.
Prices correct at time of publishing. For terms and conditions click here.

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