Saturday, Aug 13, 2022 8:00p -

Boston Common
115 Boylston St.
Boston, Massachusetts 02116

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Boston Lyric Opera presents, "Romeo & Juliet"

Composer Charles Gounod

Librettist Jules Barbier & Michel Carré

FREE on the Boston Common – run time is 2 hours

Thursday, August 11, 2022 | 8PM

Saturday, August 13, 2022 | 8PM

Sung in English with English surtitles.

These FREE performances on Boston Common, in partnership with Commonwealth Shakespeare Company, present Shakespeare’s most beloved and tragic tale. Experience the rush of first love while enjoying a beautiful summer evening with a full orchestra playing the soaring music of this classic favorite. Featuring passion-filled duets, backed by a sweeping chorus, feel the power of opera in an incredible setting. Ricardo Garcia and Vanessa Becerra play the young lovers, CSC’s Steven Maler directs, and BLO Music Director David Angus will lead the BLO Orchestra and Chorus. The performance, sung in English with surtitles, coincides with the 20-year anniversary of BLO’s last free Boston Common show, “Carmen.” We can’t wait to see you there!


-Romeo & Juliet will be performed on the Commonwealth Shakespeare Company stage, located north of the Parkman Bandstand in the Boston Common.

-MBTA access is at the Green Line Boylston Street stop, and the Red Line Park Street stop.

-Audience members may bring blankets and chairs, or can rent chairs on site for $10. Picnics are permitted at the show.

-For help with special seating or mobility and access needs, BLO Audience Services can be reached at 617.542.6772 or [email protected].

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