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This Week at the Cobb Energy Centre – May 2 – 8

 

The Atlanta Opera returns to the Cobb Energy Centre with Romeo and Juliet.

romeo and juliet.

Come with The Atlanta Opera as we venture to Verona, and meet Shakespeare’s star-crossed lovers whose deaths ultimately reconcile feuding families. Not seen on the Atlanta Opera stage since 2007, Charles Gounod’s opera in five acts, sung in French, reexamines the story through a decidedly French romantic lens. In France, the work is regarded as Gounod’s best achievement, and has correspondingly produced numerous performances. Although it is less frequently performed in the United States, The Atlanta Opera’s version is a rare, magnificent visual treat

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