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The Barber Of Seville

September 28 - October 27, 2019

Nathan Gunn is a vibrant Figaro with a potent sexuality!

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Why See The Barber Of Seville?

Classical & Opera

Andrew Davies Conducts

Tony and Olivier Award-winning director Rob Ashford directs Rossini's famous opera in this new production by Chicago's very own Lyric Opera. The story follows Figaro, the Barber of Seville and a self-made match-maker! His latest project is to ensure the beautiful Rosina is able to wed Count Almaviva, much to the dismay of her guardian Bartolo who wants to marry her himself.

Adam Plachetka performs the lead role of Figaro alongside Marianne Crebassa as Rosina in this timeless comedic opera that is simply not to be missed! Sir Andrew Davies conducts.

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Opening night: 28 September 2019


Suitable for audiences of all ages

Run time

Three hours and 10 minutes long

And before you stop reading

In Italian with projected English texts.

Cast and Creative


Adam Plachetka as Figaro
Marianne Crebassa as Rosina
Lawrence Brownlee as Almaviva
Alessandro Corbelli as Bartolo
Krzysztof Baczyk as Basili


Conducted by Andrew Davies
Directed by Rob Ashford


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