Tosca * Opera by Giacomo Puccini * Libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa
Performed at the Bankhead Theater, March 2023
An opera diva, Floria Tosca, her lover and political activist, artist Mario Cavaradossi, and the corrupt Chief of Police, Baron Scarpia, tangle in this intense drama set in 19th century Rome. Puccini’s tour de force, in a tale that barely spans 24 hours, is replete with love, jealousy, betrayal, torture and murder. It will grip you with its intense drama, passionate arias, and unforgettable melodies.