Looking for a night full of suspense, love, murder, and a traveling troupe? The best way to fill that need is to go see Pagliacci presented by The Hanover Theatre in Boston. A dramatic opera based on real events. Pagliacci will keep you at the edge of your seat as you follow the sad story of Canio the clown. Playing October 27, this is a must see event.
Opera Worcester presents a special presentation of PAGLIACCI, performed by National Lyric Opera of New York. This dramatic opera, written and composed by Ruggero Leoncavallo, is about fatal jealousies in a traveling troupe of actors and is inspired by a real-life story. As the traveling troupe begins its play, Canio (the clown) is consumed with jealousy because he has overheard his wife, Nedda, plan an assignation with a lover, Silvio, whose identity Canio doesn’t yet know.