Venue Details

74 Star Starred
North Park Theatre
At 28th Street 2891 University Avenue San Diego, CA 92104
619-239-8836
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Bryan Lee
Great historic venue with a parking garage steps away and coffee shop and restaurant inside!
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The weather was warm so the AC was cranked. Take a sweater/jacket just in case..
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3 reviews
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attended Nov 18 2010

Wonderful! Thank you, Lyric Opera. The Barber of Seville is pretty weak on plot (something lost in translation?) and not as funny as a lot of their other productions, but the cast is excellent. These songs are really, really difficult, but the...continued

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attended Nov 12 2010

fun night out. A little kitchy.

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2 reviews
2 stars
attended Nov 18 2010

Average performance. Difficult to follow the language. Theatre was nice. Keep trying.

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Website

http://www.lyricoperasandiego.org/events_movies.htm#Barber

Quotes & Highlights

_The Barber of Seville _was one of the first Italian operas to be performed in America, premiering in New York City in November, 1825, nine years after its world premiere in Rome.
“The Lyric’s production… featured high quality singing and excellent instrumental accompaniment.” —Sandiego.com Arts

Description

by Gioachino Rossini

Set in Seville in the late 18th Century, Rossini’s most famous opera is about a young Spanish nobleman, Count Almaviva, who is in love with the beauteous and rich Rosina, ward of the lecherous Doctor Bartolo, who plans his own marriage to her. Along comes the meddling Figaro, the town barber and suddenly there are all the ingredients for confusion and mayhem …But will there be a happy ending? 

About the Ticket Supplier: Lyric Opera San Diego

Formerly known as San Diego Comic Opera, Lyric Opera San Diego has been bringing accessible, affordable opera and musical theatre productions to San Diego since 1979. The company performs operas and musicals from the European and American tradition, in English, presenting the finest young musical talent available with full orchestra and chorus accompaniment.