Boston Lyric Opera Transforms Steriti Rink Into Carnival Fairground for Pagliacci

Sep 27, 2019 457

BY: Alyssa Nations

Boston Lyric Opera (BLO) previewed the well-known opera, Pagliacci, to viewers during their final dress rehearsal on Wednesday evening. Scheduled to officially begin on Friday, September 27th, the opera will run until October 6th with a fully immersive installation within the DCR Steriti Memorial Rink.

The experience includes access to an indoor fairgrounds—complete with acrobats, jugglers, clowns, performers on stilts, carnival-style games, and a photo op with the unofficially dubbed “Huge Jackman” elephant sculpture—and a circus tent theatre curated to create a sensual experience for the individual audience member.

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