SF Opera in Los GatosThe San Francisco Opera is taking the opera out of the Opera House with three free performances in Los Gatos at Los Gatos Civic Center Lawn (110 E. Main Street, Los Gatos) on Friday, March 24 at 7:30pm, Saturday, March 25 at 7:30pm, and Sunday, March 26 at 2:00pm.Where will the performance be?
Giacomo Puccini's popular work about love and loss among a group of bohemian artists will be performed in an intimate 75-minute version on a converted shipping container-turned-mobile opera stage. Directed by Jose Condemi, Boheme Out of the Box features a cast of San Francisco Opera's young artists-in-residence, the Adler Felleos, and guest artists with accompaniment. These free performances bring La Boheme's powerful emotions and soaring music to Los Gatos as part of the Company's Centennial Season.
Pre-Opera Talks at the front of the stage are offered 45 minutes before showtime for the Friday and Saturday evening performances. Families with young children are invited to attend First Act Workshops 45 minutes before showtime at the Sunday matinee performance.
Boheme Out of the Box is a free event with Los Gatos events presented in partnership with the Los Gatos Library. Registration at sfopera.com/box is encouraged, but not required. Admission is on a first-come, first-served basis, and audiences are encourage to bring their own low cam chairs or lawn chairs. For complete information about each venue and for updates, visit sfopera.com/box.
PLEASE NOTE: In the event of rain and inclement weather, these outdoor performances may be cancelled or delayed. Register at sfopera.com/box to receive updates via email and follow @sfopera on social media.
For more information about San Francisco Opera's 2022-23 Centennial Season, visit sfopera.com/100.
In front of the library; bring blankets to enjoy the show from the Civic Center lawn! Please note that the parking lot in front of the library will be closed from Thursday, March 23 - Sunday, March 26 to accommodate the opera stage. Street and lot parking nearby is available and time limits are not enforced in the evenings or on the weekends.
How long is the performance?
The show is approximately an hour long. There will be preshow talks 45 minutes before the start of each show; join us in front of the stage for these.
What happens if it rains?
Plans are in place for forecast inclement weather; for the most up-to-the-minute information, visit SF Opera's Twitter page at twitter.com/SFOpera.
Date and Time
Friday Mar 24, 2023 Sunday Mar 26, 2023
Friday, March 24:6:45 Pre-Opera Talk
7:30 Performance of La Boheme
Saturday, March 25:6:45pm Pre-Opera Talk
7:30pm Performance of La Bohème
Sunday, March 26:1:15pm First Act Workshop for Families
2:00pm Performance of La Bohème
Civic Center Lawn
E. Main Street, Los Gatos