The Barber of Seville

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Academy of Music
Broad St & Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

Rossini's rapid-fire romp kicks off with a famous overture and veers into a hilarious series of disguises, trickery and tomfoolery. Determined to win the heart of the beautiful, strong-willed Rosina (mezzo Jennifer Holloway, in her role and company debuts) with charm and wit—rather than nobility and wealth—Count Almaviva (tenor Taylor Stayton) enlists the help of the wily Figaro (baritone Jonathan Beyer) to steal her away from the lecherous Dr. Bartolo (bass Kevin Burdette). This 17th-century love story gets a rousing facelift complete with vibrant Spanish staging and a catalog of hits from the famous "Figaro! Figaro! Figaro!" of "Largo al factotum" to Rosina's equally spectacular "Una voce poco fa."

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