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Longwood Opera

18th Season


Longwood's Tribute to Bernstein:

Trouble in Tahiti
selections from six other works

14th Annual
Concert Series

(including - new! - an evening of opera/Broadway cross-overs!)


La Boheme

Fully costumed and staged

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Longwood in the Spring

Tribute to Leonard Bernstein

More information on the program and on Leonard Bernstein

June 4 at 8 PM | June 6 at 2:30 PM

Christ Episcopal Church
 1132 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA

Trouble in Tahiti
fully costumed and staged
Music Director: Jeffrey Brody
Director: J. Scott Brumit

Sam.... David McFerrin Lemly
Dinah.... Sarah Consentino
Trio.... Nili Riemer, Jonah Nigh, Sven Olbash

Plus selections from
~ The Mass ~
~ West Side Story ~
~ On The Town ~
~ Peter Pan~
~ Candide ~
~ Wonderful Town ~

Sarah Consentino, Nili Riemer
Tenor... Christian Figueroa
Baritones... David McFerrin Lemly, Mark Morgan, Sven Olbash
Longwood in the Summer

14th Annual Summer Concert Series
Tuesdays at 7:30 pm

Christ Episcopal Church
 1132 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA

July 6: Opera Arias   July 27: Gilbert & Sullivan   August 17: Opera Scenes
July 13: Broadway Melodies   August 3: Opera meets Broadway:
an evening of cross- over pieces
  August 24: Broadway Melodies
July 20:
Opera Scenes   August 10:
Rising Stars   August 31:
Opera Arias

Longwood Opera wishes to thank American Express for its kind support and generosity during the 2004 Summer Concert Series.

Longwood in the Autumn

La Boheme

Giacomo Puccini

Fully costumed, staged, and in English, with piano accompaniment
Music Director: Jeffrey Brody
Assistant Music Director: Wayne Ward
Director: J. Scott Brumit

October 29 and 30 at 8:00pm;
October 31 at 2:30pm:

Christ Episcopal Church
1132 Highland Ave.
Needham, MA

November 5 at 8:00 PM:
St. Matthew's
United Methodist Church

435 Central Street
Acton, MA
November 6 at 8:00pm:
The First Church in Salem
316 Essex Street
Salem, MA
November 7 at 2:30pm:
First Baptist Church of Cambridge
5 Magazine Street
Cambridge, MA


Mimi ..... Sol Kim Bentely
Maryann Mootos
  Rodolfo ... Troy Curtis
Evan Denmark
Musetta ..... Maria Alu
Devin Dukes
  Marcello ... Benjamin Cole
James Lambert
Schaunard ... Paul Shafer   Colline ... Miles Rind
Winfield Ford
Alcindoro/Benoit .... Ray Brady

( Start here to watch each cast partying.)

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Ticket Information

Ticket prices for the 2004-2005 season

Adults - $20.00 Students - $12.00
Seniors - $15.00 Children 10 and under - $10.00

Tickets may be purchased at the door for all performances.

New! Purchase tickets on line!

  • On-line tickets will become available one month before performances.
  • Your on-line ticket purchase made can be up to 24 hours before the performance.
  • Please note that all sales are final and tickets are nonrefundable.

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

Longwood Opera
42 Hawthorne Avenue
Needham, MA 02492-3806

On-line donations to Longwood Opera are also available through RepeatSeat. Visit their Longwood Donations page, or read our own Helping Longwood page for more information.

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Make-up parties!

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This year's auditions (for Boston-based singers only) will be held
April 24th and 25th, 1pm - 5pm
Christ Episcopal Church
 1132 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA

Call (781) 455-0960 for details.

Longwood Opera exists to showcase talent nurtured in New England, in conservatories and privately. We do not consider resumes or applications from singers based outside this area.

Longwood Opera
42 Hawthorn Avenue
Needham, Massachusetts 02492-3806

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

Last updated on April 4, 2017 by Marion Leeds Carroll
(longwood at
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