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    The Bartered Bride

    Presented by at Cutler Majestic Theatre

    May 1 - May 5, 2009


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    The Bartered Bride

    Jenik and Marenka are in love, but her parents don't approve of the match. They each scheme to outwit their elders, especially the village marriage-broker, but almost double-cross each other! In addition to the virtuoso instrumental and vocal writing, frequent dances and a troupe of traveling circus performers make Smetana's The Bartered Bride a buoyant comic masterpiece. Daniel Pelzig, former Resident Choreographer of the Boston Ballet,...

    Jenik and Marenka are in love, but her parents don't approve of the match. They each scheme to outwit their elders, especially the village marriage-broker, but almost double-cross each other! In addition to the virtuoso instrumental and vocal writing, frequent dances and a troupe of traveling circus performers make Smetana's The Bartered Bride a buoyant comic masterpiece. Daniel Pelzig, former Resident Choreographer of the Boston Ballet, returns to bring this charming world of song and dance to life. Sung in English translation with projected titles Conducted by Gil Rose Directed by Daniel Pelzig With Jennifer Aylmer, Patrick Miller, James Maddalena, Keith Jameson, and Frank Kelley Free pre-performance talk one hour before curtain and Audience Talkback to follow Sunday Matinee.


    Cutler Majestic Theatre

    219 Tremont St.
    Boston, MA 02116

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    Admission Info:
    FRI: $114/79/49/29 SUN: $119/84/52/34 TUE: $114/79/49/32


    General Day and Time Info:
    7:30 pm on 5/1 and 5/5
    3:00 pm on 5/3

    Phone: 800-233-3123


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    • Event Name: The Bartered Bride
      5 out of 5 stars rating "not your parents' opera!"
      Review posted by: Fran from Boston, May 04, 2009

      If you thought opera was screeching in German & Italian, treat yourself to The Bartered Bride - last performance tonight at the Cutler Magestic. It is funny, gorgeous to look at & beautifully sung... Expand

    • Event Name: The Bartered Bride
      5 out of 5 stars rating "The Bartered Bride is a dream come true"
      Review posted by: Elaine Bryant from Boston,Ma., May 04, 2009

      I've wanted to see this opera performed since my Dad played a recording of the music for me 60 years ago! I was enchanted by the beautiful singing, imaginative set changes, and the lively, colorful... Expand

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