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Summer 2016 is Almost Here!

Wolf Trap Opera’s 35th anniversary season features Britten’s The Rape of Lucretia, the U.S. premiere of Gassmann’s backstage comedy L’Opera Seria and a new Filene Center production of Puccini’s La bohème. 

Don’t forget to check out the fabulous roster of Filene Young Artists, Fellows and Studio Artists!

Start here for performance dates and tickets.

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#allthefeels, Rhinegold Style


The first time I heard “#allthefeels”, I laughed and dismissed it as another silly meme. But it’s a surprisingly useful way to describe things like my experience at WNO’s Rhinegold dress rehearsal last night at the Kennedy Center. Now, I don’t review any performance (let alone dress rehearsals…) on this platform, so you can stop reading now if

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Join Us Onstage – Casting Call on April 22


Interested in seeing the Filene Center from the other side of the footlights? Come on out and audition to be an extra (a “super”) in Wolf Trap Opera’s production of La bohème or American Ballet Theatre’s performances of Romeo and Juliet! We’re holding a casting call on Friday, April 22: details are here.  

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Ghosts Beyond The Barns


There was only one thing wrong with last summer’s production of The Ghosts of Versailles. Only 1,300 people got to see it. We were blessedly sold out in our jewel box theatre (The Barns at Wolf Trap), and there was a beautifully enthusiastic response from the local fan base and from colleagues who traveled to Virginia (as well

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