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Longwood's 25 years in Needham (video)

This year at Longwood Opera


Summer concert series

Longwood in Needham: 25th Anniversary

Mme Butterfly, November 6 & 8


Summer Concert Series
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Tuesdays at 7:30 pm

July 7: An Evening of Opera
July 14: Broadway Melodies
July 21: Opera to Die For!
July 28: Love is in the Air

August 4: An Evening of Gilbert & Sullivan
August 11: Opera, the Art of Emotions
August 18: An Evening of Stage & Screen
August 25: A Gala Night of Opera

Christ Episcopal Church
1132 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA

Single admission at the door: Adults $8; Senior/Students/Children $6
Summer Season Pass: Adults $50; Senior/Students/Children $35

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Longwood Silver Anniversary
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September 1 - Longwood in Needham
25th Anniversary Gala Concert

See photos from the concert!
Act 1 | Act 2 and reception

Photos by Marcia Brumit Kropf

On Saturday 8/29/15 @ 8:55 am, Jordan Rich of New England Weekend on WBZ radio 1030 aired a
brief interview with Scott Brumit about the Silver Gala!

Check back for stories from Longwood Opera's contributors and alumni/ae.

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Our November 6 & 8 production will be

Madama Butterfly

costumed, staged and performed in English

Music Director - Jeffrey Brody
Stage Director - Scott Brumit

Butterfly... Sol Kim Bentley

Pinkerton... Ethan Bremner

Suzuki... Amy Mitchell

Sharpless... Gary Thies

Mother... Sara Smith

Imperial Commissioner & Yamadori...
Timothy Passetto

Cousin... Sarah Orlovsky

Yakuside... Ed Batutis

Aunt & Kate... Adrianne Fleming

Goro... Justin Moore

Sorrow... Lyra Kim-Bentley


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Ticket Information

Tickets may be purchased at the door for all performances.

General Admission:






Children 10 and under:


Tickets may be purchased in advance by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope with payment for the tickets or passes desired to:

Longwood Opera
42 Hawthorn Avenue
Needham, MA 02492-3806

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Longwood Opera
42 Hawthorn Avenue
Needham, Massachusetts 02492-3806

For more information call (781) 455-0960 or send e-mail to

Last updated on September 10, 2015 by Marion Leeds Carroll
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