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Viajara
We ate a cross the street at Claim Jumpers and it was an easy walk to the theater from there. Dress ranged from casual to dressy.
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Lovely meal at T'jevs? Mexican fusion across street. Also pre-order your drinks, saved us time during intermission! Just remember which bar, you order from.
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http://www.operapacific.org/Season/eventDetails.php/SID_9/EID_32

Quotes & Highlights

“William Burden sings with unfailing sweetness…and has the looks of a young romantic.” —The Financial Times

Description

Music By: Gaetano Donizetti   

Conducted By: John DeMain

Donizetti’s light-hearted confection is all about – what else? – romance, love potions, the twists and turns of courtship, and happy endings. Our production, a re-imagination by Sir Jonathan Miller (Theater & Opera Director, Physician, Author), is set in a west Texas diner in the 1950s! And the cast includes sensational tenor William Burden and Russian soprano Olga Makarina. Elixir is a lively romp – the tale of a country bumpkin, Nemorino, who can’t quite catch the eye of the woman he adores. He turns to a traveling salesman who’s pushing the title’s love potion – and hilarity ensues!

About the Ticket Supplier: Opera Pacific

In just 18 seasons, Opera Pacific has established itself as one of the top ten professional opera companies in the nation. Opera Pacific's mainstage productions, extensive community outreach programs, and energetic Guild Alliance combine to create a dynamic cultural resource for all of Southern California.