Opera Philadelphia

The Marriage of Figaro

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Opera on the Mall: The Marriage of Figaro

Independence National Historical Park

Join us for the seventh annual Opera on the Mall, Opera Philadelphia's annual FREE opera broadcast in the shadow of Independence Hall. Delight in a screening of Mozart's screwball comedy, The Marriage of Figaro! ‭Before the broadcast, enjoy a new Family Fun Zone with child-friendly activities plus our ‭popular photobooth and a lineup of Philadelphia's finest food trucks! Watch pre-show videos, including interviews with cast members. ‭

‭Register for FREE tickets to Opera on the Mall and be automatically entered to win two tickets to our ‭Spring 2018 production of Bizet's Carmen!*

Independence National Historical Park

Sat, Sep 23 7:00 p.m.

Support for Opera on the Mall: The Marriage of Figaro has been provided by PNC Arts Alive!

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Schedule Saturday, September 23

5:30 p.m.

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

Pre-show activities:

  • NEW! Enjoy our Family Fun Zone full of Figaro-themed activities
  • Pose for photos in the FREE photobooth, courtesy of CJ Dawson Photography
  • Share your Instagram photos #onthemall
  • Add our special geofilter to your Snapchat selfie
6:00 p.m.

Watch video interviews with the cast and crew of The Marriage of Figaro

7:00 p.m.

Performance Begins

8:40 p.m.

Intermission (20 minutes)

10:25 p.m.

Performance Ends

Thank You to our Sponsors and Partners!

Opera on the Mall is presented by PNC Arts Alive!

Media Partners

Event Partners

The Liberty View Ballroom
Visit Philadelphia
Old City District
National Park Service
Campus Philly
Creative Philadelphia

New co-production with Lyric Opera of Kansas City, San Diego Opera, and Palm Beach Opera

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 September 22, 2017 at 5:00 p.m., , and you will be automatically entered to win two tickets to our April/May 2018 production of Bizet’s Carmen. 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.

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