Young love soars with joy and heartbreak through bustling cafés and gritty garrets in Puccini’s tribute to bohemian Paris.
May 14 & 26: Our talented Cafritz Young Artists take on the lead roles!
Life is short. Join the party.
Music by Giacomo Puccini / Libretto by Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica
In Italian with Projected English Titles
Oh, to be young and in love in Paris! Sure, there are bills to be paid—but there’s also art, moonlight, and poetry! When a group of young bohemian artists gets tangled up in love’s highs and lows, growing up is its own bittersweet heartbreak.
If tomorrow isn’t guaranteed, then make today a party! No other group of friends bursts with more youthful optimism than in Puccini’s tough and tender story. This striking production features grand sets evoking the city of love, from the gritty garrets of the Left Bank to the bustling Café Momus. With an acclaimed international cast, ravishing music, and relatable tale of exuberance and struggle, Puccini’s La bohème will win your heart for the first or fiftieth time.
Cafritz Young Artists shine
May 14 & 26: Our talented Cafritz Young Artists take on the lead roles! We’ve just announced our exciting casting—explore below.
Enhance your La bohème experience!
Upgrade your performance tickets to celebrate with a dazzling WNO Gala! Join us Saturday May 13th for a special pre-performance cocktail reception and a celebratory reception after the opening night performance.
Gabriella Reyes, Jacqueline Echols, Kang Wang, Gihoon Kim, Blake Denson, Peixin Chen, Alevtina Ioffe, Amber Monroe, Teresa Perrotta, Kevin Punnackal, Jonathan Patton, Justin Burgess, Christian Simmons, Samuel Weiser