Puccini’s Tosca

5/2/2020, 5/5/2020, 5/8/2020, 5/10/2020


Music by Giacomo Puccini
Libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa
Premiered January 14, 1900, Teatro Costanzi (Rome, Italy)

The 2019-20 season closes with Puccini's heart-racing drama overflowing with power struggles and vengeance. A corrupt chief of police has a cruel ultimatum for Rome's most celebrated prima donna, Tosca: submit to his lustful desires, or trigger the execution of her beloved. Who will survive this web of betrayal and revenge?

May 2, 5, 8, 10 | 2020
The Ellie Caulkins Opera House at Denver Performing Arts Complex
Performed in Italian, with English and Spanish subtitles at every seat

Estimated Length: Two hours, forty five minutes, including two 20-minute intermissions
Sets and costumes from Seattle Opera