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Beatrice & Benedict

Beatrice & Benedict

Presented by Seattle Opera

Event Details

  • Feb 24 - Mar 10 , 2018
  • Lobby - 2.5 hours prior to show time
  • Seattle Opera's Box Office:
    206-389-7676

    Purchase tickets as part of a season subscription here.

  • The garage with the shortest wait times for pre and post event parking is the 5th Avenue North Garage. Located on 5th Avenue N, with entrances on Republican Street and Harrison Street, this garage requires a short walk to McCaw Hall.

    Parking is also available at the Mercer Street Garage, conveniently located across the street from McCaw Hall. Entrances to the Garage are on 4th Avenue N and 3rd Avenue N.

  • Call 206-615-0404 to make your reservation at Prelude.

By Hector Berlioz

A Seattle Opera Premiere!

Kick off Seattle’s citywide Shakespeare celebration with an all-new one-of-a-kind theatrical hybrid! Overheard confessions, unfortunate reactions, tender reconciliations, and plenty of witty banter glide on a warm breeze of masterful orchestration. In this novel adaptation of Shakespeare’s lively comedy Much Ado About Nothing, Berlioz’s exuberant opera score is paired with English text lifted directly from the Bard himself. The result: a crossover cultural event sure to have the whole town talking.

"The creative combination of Seattle Symphony Orchestra Maestro Ludovic Morlot and ACT Theatre Artistic Director John Langs will bring a freshness to Berlioz's unique opera." —Aidan Lang, Seattle Opera General Director

"It’s a beautiful story in an epic setting at a time when the world needs a bittersweet romance and joy." —John Langs, ACT Theatre Artistic Director

In English with English subtitles

Approximate Running Time: 2 hours, 30 minutes, with 1 intermission

Event Showings


Views expressed during events held at McCaw Hall facilities do not constitute endorsement by McCaw Hall or the City of Seattle.

Event Details

  • Feb 24 - Mar 10 , 2018
  • Lobby - 2.5 hours prior to show time
  • Seattle Opera's Box Office:
    206-389-7676

    Purchase tickets as part of a season subscription here.

  • The garage with the shortest wait times for pre and post event parking is the 5th Avenue North Garage. Located on 5th Avenue N, with entrances on Republican Street and Harrison Street, this garage requires a short walk to McCaw Hall.

    Parking is also available at the Mercer Street Garage, conveniently located across the street from McCaw Hall. Entrances to the Garage are on 4th Avenue N and 3rd Avenue N.

  • Call 206-615-0404 to make your reservation at Prelude.

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