The title character of Carmen is at once familiar and inscrutable — an outsider who acknowledges no law but her own.
July 8 - August 21
“The house is yours.”
This is the phrase exchanged between the house manager and the stage manager before every show. It indicates to the stage manager that the audience is seated and ready to experience the performance. After a long two years, we are grateful to welcome you back to the theater this summer. The Glimmerglass Festival has always been a home for new and exciting productions of opera and musical theater. Today, the ability of the arts to bring people together and offer a sense of community is more important than ever.
Join us for the theater and the music, but also for the people.
The 2022 Festival is made possible through the support of the following Season Sponsors: Betsy and Ed Cohen, Chris and Bruce Crawford, Elizabeth M. and Jean-Marie R. Eveillard, Faith E. Gay and Francesca Zambello, Nellie and Robert Gipson, Jacqueline B. Mars, Andrew J. Martin-Weber, Denise Littlefield Sobel.
Ticket Packages Available
Package two or more mainstage productions to save on regularly priced tickets and access benefits like free exchanges and discounts on additional tickets.
The hills are alive with this classic story of Maria, a young woman who leaves the nunnery for a job as a governess for naval captain Georg von Trapp.
A double bill: Taking Up Serpents, an original story that calls into question faith, family, and destiny, with shocking results, paired with Holy Ground, a world premiere opera parked at the intersection of satirical fantasy and divine comedy.
Famed comic playwright Ken Ludwig (Lend Me A Tenor, Crazy for You) has written a brand new opera filled to the brim with rare Rossini masterpieces. All aboard the S.S. Lindoro for a voyage full of high spirits, high notes and a boatload of singers, suitors and a glamorous starlet.
The Passion of Mary Cardwell Dawson is a new play by Sandra Seaton with music contributed by Carlos Simon, celebrating the founder of the historic and groundbreaking National Negro Opera Company and starring Alyson Cambridge.
Kamala Sankaram and Kelley Rourke’s retelling of The Jungle Book takes the stage with a new look at the story of Mowgli, a threatened human cub who seeks refuge from dangers of the jungle with a pack of wolves.
On Trac|< is a short film that looks at the intersection of human existence and machine acceleration in rural America.
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