Pushkin’s short story, which offers a gripping tale of the consequences of obsessive greed, inspired one of Tchaikovsky’s best-loved operas. This special adaptation for The Glimmerglass Festival offers a compact and compelling theatrical experience, combining Pushkin’s text with highlights from Tchaikovsky’s score. Sung in English, with piano accompaniment.


Show Boat

Join Cap'n Andy Hawks and his extended family on a journey of love and heartbreak.

La traviata

Follow the Parisian courtesan Violetta as she leaves a life of extravagance in one of most beloved works in the operatic canon.

The Ghosts of Versailles

Follow the ghost of Marie Antoinette in this hilarious and tuneful production.