The Atlanta Opera has pivoted its 2020-21 season into an imaginative new concept with newly-announced shows.

Just the facts

The Big Tent series kicks off the company’s fall programming with Pagliacci and The Kaiser of Atlantis playing in repertory at Oglethorpe University’s Anderson Field, October 22-November 14. As the series name might suggest, performances take place under a tent.

First look

In the words of the Atlanta Opera

The Big Tent series will be performed in a custom-made tent without walls, allowing fresh air to wash through the venue at all times while still providing audiences with protection from the weather. The venue will have capacity for up to 240 audience members. Mobile and flexible, the new venue will become a part of the immersive experience designed to draw audiences into the performances.

About those tickets…

Tickets go on sale on September 9 and can be purchased on the Atlanta Opera’s website here.

In the name of helping the Atlanta arts scene continue to thrive, interested patrons may donate to the Atlanta Opera at

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