Bold. Brave. Brilliant.
Music by Giacomo Puccini, Libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa

La Bohème

Who holds the key to your heart?

To be an aspiring artist in 1830s Paris was to be poor—but happy. When Mimì enters the poet Rodolfo’s apartment in search of a flame to light her candle, the pair ignite a romance that burns brilliantly through the ages. The passion and struggle of Rodolfo and his fellow bohemians come to life in Puccini’s timeless masterpiece, one of opera’s most popular and engaging stories. La Bohème will thrill you with its sweeping melodies and its dramatic love story.

Estimated running time: 2 hours, 31 minutes with 1 intermission.
Part of the Marlu Allan and Scott Stallard Modern Masterworks Series. Revival production made possible, in part, through generous support from Billie Jo and Judd Herberger, Charles F. and Jennifer E. Sands, Dr. Rex and Arlyn Brewster, SRP, Hugh and Marcia Ruddock, Anne Y. Snodgrass, Judy and Bill Goldberg, and Barbara D. Molotsky. Original production made possible by Billie Jo and Judd Herberger, Executive Producers, and Kristin Atwell Ford, Co-Producer.
Photo: Tim Trumble, Arizona Opera

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