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Don Pasquale hits Hollywood.

Don Pasquale

There's something about the sheen of Old Hollywood that shines after all these years. The glamor of the golden age of the silver screen goes zany when the comic opera Don Pasquale splashes into downtown Phoenix on Friday, April 25.

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Updating one of Gaetano Donizetti's 19th century masterpieces to the 1950s, Don Pasquale is a silent film star living out the rest of his days in his dusty mansion on Sunset Boulevard. When his nephew and heir, Ernesto, spurns his arranged marriage for a Hollywood starlet, Pasquale is determined to find a wife to produce a new heir, which sets off a wave of chicanery.

The Arizona Opera's production of Don Pasquale will hit all the right notes at the Orpheum Theatre, 203 West Adams Street in downtown Phoenix. The show starts tonight at 7:30 p.m., and tickets range from $27 to $104. For more info about Don Pasquale's run through Sunday, April 27, visit www.azopera.org. -- Jose Gonzalez


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Orpheum Theatre

203 W. Adams St., Phoenix, AZ

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Bentley Projects

215 E. Grant St., Phoenix, AZ

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Art Intersection

207 N. Gilbert Road, Gilbert, AZ

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Theater Works

8355 W. Peoria Ave., Peoria, AZ

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1330 N 29th Dr, Phoenix, AZ

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