Friday, June 5, 2009

LIVE Opera at the Ballpark, featuring San Francisco Opera

Tonight, (June 5, 2009) the San Francisco Opera visit the AT&T BallPark for their annual 'Opera at the BallPark' event. Tonights performance is of Puccini's TOSCA, which is part of their current run at the Opera House and will be shown as a simulcast on the Jumbotron (The SF Giants, 103ft HDTV).

Previous similar events in the past attracted over 15,000 opera fans

For a review of the current season of Tosca at the Opera House, see the review from Inside Bay Area

For FREE tickets with reserved seating, visit the opera house website.

For those not used to Italian Opera or who do not know the story, subtitles will be included.

Beginning at 6:30PM, pre-registered fans can enter the park, while entry for the general public begins at 7PM. Field seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis. You must bring your barcoded confirmation print-out for early entry. Bring blankets (no lawnchairs) to sit on the field. If you're thinking of bringing a picnic, please review the AT&T Park Restrictions to speed your check-in at the security gate. NO alcohol or unsealed containers will be permitted

AT and T Park is easily accessed by public transportation, with it's own station on the N streetcar line.

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