The Barber of Seville

The Barber of Seville BLO introduces families and schools to the amazing, multidisciplinary world of opera in a production tailored for children: fully staged, sung in English and just one squirm-proof hour long.Download the latest press release here, and click on the thumbnails below to download images.

Family Performances:
Performances are at 1:30 and 3:30pm at the following venues:

  • Sunday February 21, 2010 – Eleanor Welch Casey Theatre, Regis College, Weston
  • Sunday February 28, 2010 – Strand Theatre, Dorchester
  • Sunday March 7, 2010 – Wheelock Family Theatre, Wheelock College, Boston
    Open CaptionedThis performance is open captioned for patrons who are hard of hearing
    Audio DescribedThis performance is audio described for patrons who are blind or visually impaired
  • Sunday March 14, 2010 – Melrose Veterans Middle School, Melrose

If you need more information, please contact Ann Petruccelli, Communications Manager, at 617.542.4912 x240 or

CAST (in order of vocal appearance)
Figaro Gregory Gerbrandt
Count Almaviva Charles Blandy
Rosina Nicole Rodin
Doctor Bartolo T. Steven Smith
Don Basilio Frank Ward, Jr.


Conductor Timothy Steele English Diction Coach Allison Voth
Stage Director R.B. Schlather Production Stage Manager Lauria Kincaid
Costume Designer Gail Buckley Technical Director Stephen Woodward
Lighting Designer Michael Clark Wonson Wardrobe Supervisor Bry Power
Electrician Erin Floyd
Carpenter George Thomas Kane
Properties Supervisor Rebecca Helgeson

Scenes from The Barber of Seville
Please credit Roger Farrington for Boston Lyric Opera © 2010

The Cast

And members of BLO’s Orchestra