Opera Philadelphia

La traviata

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Home of the Bravo.

Opera on the Mall: La traviata

Presented by PNC Arts Alive
Independence National Historical Park

SCHEDULE ADVISORY: Due to the rainy weekend forecasts, we are rescheduling Opera on the Mall for Friday, October 16. All tickets issued for October 3 will be honored for the new date. No action is necessary if you are no longer able to attend. We hope you can still join us and apologize for any inconvenience this causes!

Pack your picnic baskets and blankets for a FREE, big-screen broadcast of Verdi’s classic romance, La traviata, in the shadow of Independence Hall. Pre-show activities include a photobooth and behind-the-scenes videos!

Now in its fifth year, Opera on the Mall has been enjoyed by nearly 15,000 members of the Philadelphia community. Tickets are FREE but registration is required.

If registering a group of 10 or more, please fill out our Group Sales Order Form

Independence National Historical Park

Fri, Oct 16 7:00 p.m.

Open to all.
5:30 p.m. Gates open
6:00 p.m. Pre-show
7:00 p.m. Broadcast

Schedule Friday, October 16

5:30 p.m.

Gates open. The first 1,000 audience members receive a FREE seat cushion, courtesy of PNC Arts Alive!

6:00 p.m.

Pre-show activities

  • Watch video interviews with the cast and crew of La traviata
  • Pose for photos in the FREE photobooth, courtesy of CJ Dawson Photography
  • Share your Instagram photos #onthemall
7:00 p.m.

Performance Begins

8:15 p.m.

Intermission (20 minutes)

9:30 p.m.

Performance Ends

Thank You to our Sponsors and Partners!

Opera on the Mall is presented by PNC Arts Alive and is also made possible through the generous support of the William Penn Foundation and the Wyncote Foundation.

PNC Arts Alive is a multi-year, multi-million dollar initiative of the PNC Foundation.  The goal of PNC Arts Alive is to help area residents gain access to the arts and to help arts organizations expand and engage audiences. In 2014, twenty-one organizations were selected for their bold thinking around increasing arts access and engagement. For more information about Opera Philadelphia’s grant and all of the funded programs, visit www.pncartsalive.com.

Media Partners

Event Partners

La traviata
Production underwritten in part by Mrs. Sandra K. Baldino
A Ciao Philadelphia Featured Event
Production from Bucharest National Opera House

Opera on the Mall is a FREE event and open to the public. Advance registration is recommended. All photography and video or audio recording of any portion of the performance on the broadcast screen is strictly prohibited.

*Read the Registration Giveaway Official Rules. Register to attend Opera on the Mall by October 2 at 5:00 p.m., and you will be automatically entered to win a FREE subscription to the 2015-2016 Opera at the Academy series. If you are unable to attend Opera on the Mall but would like to enter the giveaway, send an e-mail with the subject line “Opera on the Mall Registration Giveaway” to marketing@operaphila.org. In the body of the email, provide your name, street address, and phone number.