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The Essentials: The Elixir of Love

Touring April 7-22, 2018
Grades 4-12 & Community centers

Experience Donizetti's comic masterpiece, The Elixir of Love, with a modern, Cincinnati twist. Set in a chili restaurant, the poor and lovesick Nemorino has fallen for Adina, who only has eyes for the dreamy and dashing Belcore. But, not to worry; the quack Doctor Dulcamara has just he cure—a magical chili sauce! The good doctor convinces Nemorino that if he eats the elixir, Adina is sure to fall in love with him. Does the radioactive sauce really work? You'll have to decide for yourself in this hilarious story of love in a bottle.

Please contact jluong@cincinnatiopera.org for pricing, availability, and more information.

Download the Elixir of Love Study Guide.
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