Don Pasquale, presented by Union Avenue Opera, bursts with pure fun, and this production of Gaetano Donizetti’s bubbly farce will have you rolling in the aisles!
Take a trip back to 19th-century Rome for this uproarious, screwball comedy, perfect for seasoned operagoers and newcomers alike.
Don Pasquale, a wealthy old bachelor, is determined to disinherit his rebellious nephew, Ernesto, who refuses to marry for money, insisting on marrying a poor widow, Norina, for love. With the help of mastermind Dr. Malatesta, the lovers hatch an outrageous plan to teach the old Don a lesson once and for all.
The unorthodox love triangle yields a hilarious and touching masterpiece that takes a riotously entertaining slant on a threat of disinheritance, a mock marriage and a spendthrift wife who believes husbands should be seen and not heard.
Don Pasquale will be presented in Italian with projected English supertitles.