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2020-2021 Opera News

La Traviata at The Broadside

New Orleans Opera and The Broadside Theater present:

La Traviata, A Franco Zeffirelli Film

Join us at the Broadside for Verdi’s La Traviata and a pre-movie concert at featuring New Orleans Opera singers. The concert starts at 7:00 pm followed by the movie at 7:30 pm.

The Broadside is the sister business of The Broad Theater and is located at 600 N. Broad St., New Orleans, LA 70119. It’s an open air venue with a full bar, hot dogs and popcorn! They are following all Covid-19 safety rules (masks required). The seats are paired and safely distanced.

  • Tickets: $30.00/person
  • Concert: 7:00 pm
  • Movie: 7:30 pm

ABOUT THE CONCERT

Featured Singers:
Nicole Heinen, soprano
Michael Anthony Rodriguez, tenor
Kristin Scioneaux, piano

ABOUT THE MOVIE

La Traviata is a 1982 Italian film written, designed, and directed by Franco Zeffirelli. It is based on the opera La traviata with music by Giuseppe Verdi and libretto by Francesco Maria Piave. The film premiered in Italy in 1982 and opened in theatres in the U.S. on April 22, 1983.

The score is conducted by James Levine, featuring the Metropolitan Opera orchestra and chorus. The film was eventually nominated for a pair of Oscars (Art Direction and Costume Design) and it arguably remains the finest film version of an opera ever made. 

Running time: 105 minutes

Principal Cast
Violetta Valery Teresa Stratas
Alfredo Germont Plácido Domingo
Giorgio Germont Cornell MacNeil
Baron Douphol Allan Monk
Annina Pina Cei
Flora Axelle Gall
Gastone Bervoix Maurizio Barbacini 
Conductor James Levine