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Ambur Braid & Adam Luther in The Magic Flute (Photo by Trudie Lee)
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performances

Sat / apr 06 : 7:30PM
Wed / apr 10 : 7:30PM
Fri / apr 12 : 7:30PM
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Where

Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
1415 14th Ave. NW

Rigoletto

GIUSEPPE VERDI

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The hunchback Rigoletto, a court jester to the libertine Duke of Mantua, is cursed by the father  of one of the Duke’s victims for his mocking behaviour.  When the Duke seduces Rigoletto’s naïve daughter Gilda, it seems the curse is taking effect, and Rigoletto becomes obsessed with revenge. His plot goes terribly awry when his beloved Gilda loses her life in Rigoletto’s misguided efforts  
to settle the score with the evil Duke.

CONDUCTED BY ROBERT TWETEN 
DIRECTED BY MICHAEL CAVANAGH

Photo Credit: Trudie Lee Photography 

The Cast