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Starting at $20

Mahaiwe Member Sale
Wednesday, June 23 at 12pm

Public Sale
Friday, June 25 at 12pm

Masks that cover the nose and mouth must be worn at all times by audience members over the age of two.

Berkshire Opera Festival (BOF) returns to the Mahaiwe stage in 2021 with none other than one of the greatest comedic operas ever composed, Giuseppe Verdi’s Falstaff. 

Falstaff is adapted by Arrigo Boito from Shakespeare’s The Merry Wives of Windsor and Henry IV. One of only two comedies written by Verdi and his final opera (written when Verdi was almost 80 years old), Falstaff tells the story of Sir John Falstaff’s fruitless search for money by writing love letters to wealthy women and the hilarious trouble that ensues.

The Cast:
Sir John Falstaff – Sebastian Catana
Mrs. Alice Ford – Tamara Wilson
Ford – Thomas Glass
Mrs. Meg Page – Joanna Evans
Mrs. Quickly – Alissa Anderson
Nannetta – Jasmine Habersham
Fenton – Jonas Hacker
Bardolfo – Max Jacob Zander
Pistola – Jeremy Harr
Dr. Caius – Lucas Levy

And featuring the Berkshire Opera Festival Orchestra and Chorus
Creative Team:
Conductor –  Brian Garman
Stage Director – Joshua Major
Approximate running time: 2 hours, 25 minutes including one intermission
Sung in Italian with projected English translations.
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