Rossini’s The Barber of Seville
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Having trouble getting close to the woman you love? Don’t worry. Figaro can help, and he might just be the best wingman in all of opera!
Baritone Michael Adams, featured among ‘25 Rising Stars’ by Opera News, sings the famous “Figaro! Figaro! Figaro!” aria as the barber
Former Utah Opera Resident Artist mezzo-soprano Sarah Coit returns to the Capitol Theatre stage to perform the role of Rosina
Experience this hilarious opera through a colorful production set in the 1980s as conceived by director Michael Shell, with scenic elements by Shoko Kambara and costumes by Amanda Seymour.
Charming and clever Rosina has captured the attention of two men: the older Dr. Bartolo and the wealthy Count Almaviva. Enter Seville’s barber, Figaro, who is enlisted by the Count to assist him in winning Rosina’s heart, and does so through a series of hilarious pranks and disguises.
Sung in Italian with English supertitles.
WHERE TO STAY
THE GRAND AMERICA HOTEL – MUSIC IS GRAND
Indulge your cultural senses with the “Music is Grand” package. The Grand America, Utah Opera, and the Utah Symphony have partnered to bring you an evening of classical entertainment, extraordinary surroundings, and unsurpassed comfort in a graciously appointed Executive Suite. From The Grand America Hotel, board the free TRAX system and be steps away from Abravanel Hall or Capitol Theatre. The concierge can also make special transportation arrangements.
Starting at $369/night
This package includes:
Executive suite – Accommodations for two
Two Tickets to the Utah Symphony
60 West Market Street
2014 Opera Philadelphia Preview featuring Shoko Kambara’s production
All programs are subject to change given the ongoing uncertainty around the COVID-19 health crisis. Should USUO need to cancel or change elements of the season, ticket holders will be notified about their ticket options. USUO continues to prioritize the health and well-being of the entire community.
GENERAL AGE GUIDELINE: Individuals ages five and older are welcome at this performance. Parents should ensure their children are able to sit quietly through the performance without disturbing others around them. Consider checking out What to Expect at the Opera to help you determine if an opera is right for your child. No babes in arms will be admitted.
LATE SEATING POLICY: Late seating will be at an appropriate break in the performance, to be determined at a later date, or at intermission. More information on our late and re-entry policies is found here.
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Utah Symphony | Utah Opera is committed to making all of our programs accessible to people with disabilities. It is our goal to integrate accessibility in all we do, including our programming, community engagement, and overall audience experience.
For information regarding accessibility features and recommendations for your visit at Utah Symphony | Utah Opera performances, please see below or contact our Access Services Administrator, Melissa Robison at firstname.lastname@example.org or 801-869-9067.
BLIND OR LOW VISION
Seat requests to sit near the stage are available upon request.
Digital programs and information are available online and compatible for screen readers.
Visually Impaired Night at the Opera
- Wednesday night dress rehearsal of May opera
- Braille Script(s) available
- Large-print synopsis available (at all operas)
- Pre-concert insight into the opera’s story and production presented by our Artistic Director and Director of Community Outreach & Education
- Included in this is an interactive tactile demonstration of costume fabrics, wigs, and props
- Audio Descriptive Services available– we always ask if they’ll need this while registering for this opportunity just so we ensure enough headsets.
Braille programs are available by advance request only. To request a Braille program, contact us at least one week in advance of the performance date.
DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING
Assisted hearing devices are available by request at coat check.
Our operas will also have supertitles available for all patrons above the stage.
To request additional ASL (American Sign Language) interpreters or reserve an assistive listening device, please contact email@example.com no later than 7 days prior to your ticketed event date.
There are two elevators. One is located in the east end of the lobby and brings patrons to all levels of the theatre. The second is located in the middle of the lobby, just west of the staircase leading up the left side of the house.
Automatic Door: Accessible main entrance at the plaza level, drop off area down the alley, and ticket office north entrance.
Upon entering Capitol Theatre, you will hear lobby music at a medium level with sporadic announcements from the overhead speaker starting with a bell indicating that seating has begun and that the opera will begin soon. The lobby will be full of quite a few people so if you need space or quiet, it may be good to wait until just before the opera starts to come into the Theatre or enter when the lobby opens.
Special performances are available during our Access to Music concerts.
Weighted lap pads are available upon request at coat check.
Earplugs are available upon request at coat check.
There is one on-street accessible parking space east of the theatre on 200 South. There are additional parking lots located near the theatre as well as metered parking.
Drop off/Loading Zone – Located directly in front of the main entrance to Capitol Theatre.
If you need assistance purchasing tickets, please call 801-533-6683 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
RESTROOMS, MERCHANDISE AND CONCESSIONS
Accessible restrooms are located on the main floor.
Merchandise and concessions are located on the main floor and have wheelchair accessible counters. If you need additional service seeing the products, the staff and volunteers will be happy to assist.
Service animals are permitted in the theatre. Emotional support animals, comfort animals and therapy dogs are not permitted. Each service animal must remain with its owner and be restrained. If a service animal interferes with other guests, corrective action may include re-arranging seating or removal of the service animal from the theatre.
WHEELCHAIR, LIMITED MOBILITY & BARIATRIC SEATING
Patrons requiring accessible seating accommodations must request them at their point of purchase. Patrons may purchase (1) accessible seat and up to (3) companion seats adjacent to their accessible seat pending availability for a total of (4) tickets. If you would like additional friends or family to sit near you, let us know and we will do our absolute best based on availability! At the Capitol Theatre, wheelchair seating is available in the back and the sides of the Orchestra level.
Seats that have removable arm rests and bariatric seats are also available upon request.