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Boch Center Shubert Theatre
265 Tremont Street Boston, MA 02116
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4.3 / 5 Rated by 24 members
Review from Karen
32 events 17 reviews

There was a great crowd and the opera was flawlessly performed. It was a wonderful evening all around. There were English translations displayed at the sides of the stage that were helpful but not distracting. I will definitely return to the...continued

reviewed Nov 10 2007 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member
2 events 1 review

Fantastic performance. It was great to see so many people my own age enjoying the opera as well.

reviewed Nov 10 2007 report as inappropriate
Review from Catherine Parsons
2 events 1 review

How often do you see a show for $35?! Seats were upper balcony so we were a bit far up, but at the Shubert that doesn't really matter.

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Music by Giacomo Puccini

Libretto by Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica

Co-production with Opera Theatre of St. Louis

Sung in Italian with projected English translation

The approximate running time is 2 hours and 30 minutes.

It’s Christmastime in Paris as Puccini’s beloved classic La bohème kicks off Boston Lyric Opera’s 2007-2008 Season. Puccini’s lush and romantic music permeates this story of ill-fated love set against the carefree and reckless lifestyle of 19th century bohemian Paris. Come see, hear and feel one of the great romantic stories of all time.



Rodolfo, Sean Panikkar, tenor

Mimì, Jill Gardner, soprano

Marcello, Tim Mix*, baritone

Musetta, Kimwana Doner*, soprano

Schaunard, Andrew Garland*, baritone

Colline, Matthew Burns*, bass-baritone

Conductor, Ari Pelto*

Stage Director, Timothy Ocel

Set Designer, Erhard Rom

Costume Designer, Robert Perdziola

*BLO Debut

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