190 minutes. The Royal Opera. Digital.
Sun., March 20, 2016
La Traviata is regarded as one of Verdis finest operas, and Richard Eyres traditionalstaging, is one of The Royal Operas most popular productions. The opera tells the story ofthe Parisian courtesan Violetta Valry, one of operas greatest heroines, based on the real lifecourtesan Marie Duplessis, who died in 1847 aged just 23. In this revival, Violetta issung by Russian soprano Enera Gimadieva in her debut with The Royal Opera, followingher successful appearance as Violetta at the Glyndebourne Festival. (Act One will last for about 35 minutes followed by a 30 minute intermission. Act Two will last for 1 hour 10 minutes, followed by a 25 minute intermission. Act Three will last for about 35 minutes.)
The Royal Opera House is home to two of the world’s great artistic companies – The Royal Opera and The Royal Ballet – and since 2006 they have been broadcasting some of the world’s most spectacular and moving opera and ballet performances from Covent Garden London to cinemas around the globe. The 2015/16 Cinema Season is the most ambitious to date with 6 operas and 6 ballets that include new productions, classic revivals, brand new ballets and highly anticipated operatic role debuts.
The Colonial will be screening 3 ballets and 2 operas during the 2015/16 season:
The Nutcracker on Sun, Dec 20 at 5:30PM
Cavalleria Rusticana on Sun, Jan 17 at 4:30PM
La Traviata on Sun, Mar 20 at 4:30PM
Giselle on Sun, May 8 at 4:30PM
Sleeping Beauty on Sun, Jun 12 at 4:30PM
Seniors & Students: $7
Members & Children < 13: $5
Tickets are non-refundable. General admission seating. Tickets available with cash, check or credit card at the Colonial Theatre Box Office or online.