Thursday, March 3, 2022

Light Opera of New Jersey (LONJ) Brings Bold, Fully Staged Productions of Puccini’s "La Bohème" to Somerset and Essex County Venues in March!


Light Opera of New Jersey returns to live performance in a riveting, fully staged production of Puccini’s masterwork 

La Bohème

LONJ’s bold production, conducted by Jason C. Tramm and directed Andrea DelGiudice, will debut for a two-weekend engagement.

WHENSaturday, March 19, at 7:30 pm; Sunday Matinee, March 20, @ 2:30pm; Friday, March 25, @ 7:30pm; Saturday, March 26. @ 7:30 pm
WHERE: Fellowship Cultural Arts Center Theatre, 8000 Fellowship Road, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920

WHENone performance only appearance, Sunday, March 27, at 7:00 pm.
WHERE: South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC), 1 SOPAC Way, South Orange (behind the train station)

TICKETS: General Admission ticket prices range from $55 - $60.

This production is set in modern-day NYC and features projected images and video. 19th century and modern-day New York City have more in common than you’d think, and the bohemian lifestyle is just as vibrant and tragic. Come and be transported by a modern retelling of one of opera’s most enduring works.

The principal cast includes Molly Dunn (Mimì), Frederick Schlick (Rodolfo), Jason Detwiler (Marcello), Veronica Shea (Musetta), Suchan Kim (Schaunard), Chadol Kimn (Colline), Steven Fredericks (Alcindoro/Benoit), and Zachary Morehouse (Santa Claus); for the March 27 performance at SOPAC, David Smolokoff (Rodolfo) and Anna Woiwood (Mimì) will join the cast.

This is an innovative twist on Puccini’s classic and a must for anyone who enjoys classic opera or modern-day fun! Find out more about Bohème and reserve your tickets.