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The Elixir of Love

May 19, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Both performances will be sung in Italian with projected English translation.

In one of the most beloved comic operas of all time, a love-struck young man is determined to win the affections of the village beauty. Knowing she is also being wooed by a boastful stranger, he purchases a love potion from a scheming traveling salesman that gives him the extra dose of confidence he needs to thwart a rival and win the woman of his dreams. Beautiful music abounds as the elixir creates just as many problems as it solves. Music by Gaetano Donizetti. Libretto by Felice Romani.

This is a ticketed event for the covered seating area. Free tickets are available (4 per person over age 16 while they last) at the Miller Outdoor Theatre box office the day of the performance between the hours of 10:30 AM-1:00 PM. If tickets remain at 1:00 PM, the box office will re-open one hour before show time to distribute the remaining tickets. As always, open seating on the hill. The shows goes on rain or shine.

Produced by Houston Grand Opera


May 19, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm


Miller Outdoor Theatre
Hermann Park Conservancy, 6000 Hermann Park Dr
Houston, TX 77030 United States
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