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      December 9, 2019

      Monday   8:00 PM (on various days)

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      Figaro's Wedding 2019

      Called “A treat from beginning to end” by the Toronto Star, AtG’s classic adaptation of Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro saw Lorenzo Da Ponte’s libretto modernized, translated into English and re-staged as one of Toronto’s millennial weddings in the historic Enoch Turner School House with the audience attending as wedding guests. The original 2014 production won a Dora Award-winning production (Outstanding New Opera) and comes complete with ushers, a string quartet, and all the usual vows, tears, and hilarity. Sung in English. English libretto by Joel Ivany. Creative Team Joel IvanyStage Director & Librettist Rachael KerrMusic Director Jason HandLighting Designer Anna TreuschSet & Costume Design Cast Bruno RoyFigaro Miriam KhalilRosina (Countess) Ally SmitherSusanna Phillip AddisAlberto (Count) Lauren EberweinCherubino Jacques ArsenaultBasilio/Curzio Maria SoulisMarcellina Gregory FinneyBartolo/Antonio Press (2014 Production) "Thanks to a brilliant cast and remarkable attention to detail for a young company, Figaro’s Wedding is a spectacularly fine night of theatre, singing, laughs and drama."− The Toronto Star Figaro’s Wedding | NOW Magazine“Rating: NNNN. Ivany’s libretto, which blends text-messaging, Ontario Place, Craigslist and smartphone cameras into the original plot, is almost always clever, especially when the last act’s arias turn into speeches at the reception.” Review: Figaro’s Wedding a treat from beginning to end | Toronto Star“4 ☆☆☆☆. Thanks to a brilliant cast and remarkable attention to detail for a young company, Figaro’s Wedding is a spectacularly fine night of theatre, singing, laughs and drama.” An adventurous opera company brings a Mozart classic to Queen West | Toronto Life“Weddings never go out of style—not even Figaro’s.” Review: Raise a glass and toss some confetti for amazing Figaro’s Wedding | Musical Toronto“The most entertaining opera production of the season. … Based on what I witnessed on the top floor of the Burroughes Building at Queen and Bathurst Sts, Wednesday night’s premiere was a case study in exactly how to update a classic.” Review: Figaro’s Wedding | Opera Going Toronto“An uproarious, irreverent take on The Marriage of Figaro… If this is to be the look and feel of new opera in the twenty-first century, the form is well and truly secure.” Review: Altared Figaro | barzablog“The most spectacular thing about Figaro’s Wedding is — the wedding!” Review: The knot is tied — Figaro’s Wedding at The Burroughes | Opera Ramblings“Smart, extremely funny, and surprisingly singable. … I’ve rarely seen a Toronto audience as enthused as the one last night.” Review: Figaro’s Wedding | Mooney on Theatre“Against the Grain have once again taken a classic, complete with stunning operatic performances, and turned it on its head. There is so much to love about this production.” Adult - CA$55.00 Youth (25 and Under) - CA$35.00 VIP - CA$90.00

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