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Family Day

Arizona Opera Family Day: Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf? A Children's Opera!
Family Day

Arizona Opera is thrilled to announce the return of our annual Family Day, featuring enchanting children's performances of Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf? Join us for a day packed with excitement, including delicious food, fantastic performances, face painting, zoo animals, and more!

Beginning at 11 AM, before or after your performance, indulge in a tasty lunch from the Chicken and Waffles for the People food truck. Meet and snap a picture with critters from The Phoenix Zoo, transform into fantastical characters with face painting by @evolvingthroughart, and receive delightful balloon animals from Arizona’s Balloon Lady. Unleash your creativity at our craft station and let your imagination soar!

Bring the whole family and join us for a day of fun, food, and fantastic performances at Arizona Opera's Family Day!

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May 11, 2024 1:00PM


Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf? A Children's Opera!


Location: Roma & Raymond Wittcoff Black Box Theater at the Arizona Opera Center (1636 N Central Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85004)
Date: May 11, 2024
Times: 1:00pm – 2:00pm

About this Performance:

This popular work is an engaging adaptation of Mozart’s Don Giovanni that reinvents the "Don" as the infamous Big Bad Wolf. Little Red Riding Hood, The Three Little Pigs, and friends must work together to show the Wolf the error of his ways. Using the music and themes from one of Mozart’s great operas, young audiences learn the dangers of bullying, the beauty of friendship, and the power of music to bring people together.

Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Written and adapted by Joshua Borths
Based on the opera Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Lorenzo Da Ponte

Recommended Ages: PreK - 5th Grade
Language: English
Length: 40 minutes

*Please note: we will have ASL interpretation as well as English and Spanish supertitles for this performance.

To register:

  1. Enter the dollar amount you wish to contribute to this event, or enter “$0” to attend for free!
  2. Select the number of Children (12 and under) or Adults (13+) in your party
  3. You will not be mailed physical tickets, there will be a check in table when you arrive

All ticket sales are final. No refunds will be issued.

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