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The Merry Widow (1905)

  • Spa Little Theatre 19 Roosevelt Drive Saratoga Springs, NY, 12866 United States (map)

Music by Franz Lehár
Libretto by Victor Léon and Leo Stein

Sung in English with English Supertitles

AUDIENCE ADVISORY: This production is suitable for all audiences and is ideal for families!

One of the most popular operettas across the globe, The Merry Widow, returns to Opera Saratoga for the first time in thirty years. Hanna Glawari, the Merry Widow, is beautiful and rich… and she’s captivated every man in the country. But Hanna is looking for true love. Will she be able to find a suitor that is not only after her wealth? Will the nation of Pontevedro slip into economic collapse if she marries a foreigner? Will all those dancing girls prove too distracting for the audience?! Franz Lehár's magical score features the famous "Vilja" song, the "Merry Widow Waltz," and many more beloved melodies. 

Earlier Event: June 17
REFUGEE VOICES - FREE CONCERT
Later Event: June 30
Rocking Horse Winner & Vinkensport