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How many hours of rehearsal went into The Drama of Tosca?

A) 32 
B) 108
C) 56

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Opera in the Know Answer

C) 56 hours
Rehearsals included music rehearsals, time on stage, and crew calls, spread across both the Academy of Music rehearsal hall and the Mann stage. That doesn't include the personal time that each artist spent preparing their role!

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