Pictured above: Alek Shrader as Harlequin in the Atlanta Opera’s production of Kaiser of Atlantis. Photo credit: Raftermen.

Netflix might have all the new bingeworthy shows, and Disney might have all the nostalgia-inducing movies, but where is the opera fan’s streaming destination? Some Atlanta locals now have the answer.

Quick facts

The Atlanta Opera has launched Spotlight Media, a streaming service for local opera on-demand. Each month, they will roll out a substantial new streaming bundle, combining concerts, special recordings, and behind-the-scenes footage with original opera productions captured live in the company’s “Big Tent” series.

About Spotlight Media

Funded with support from a $500,000 gift from the Lettie Pate Evans Foundation, the new subscription service is the latest initiative from Atlanta’s Carl W. Knobloch, Jr. General & Artistic Director Tomer Zvulun, the only representative of an American opera house invited to speak at the upcoming Opera Europa conference on COVID-19 and the arts.

Photo credit: Ken Howard

Each subscription to the Atlanta Opera Spotlight Media will grant unlimited access to the company’s gated content for a full year. The service kicked off with Pagliacci and The Kaiser of Atlantis, the first two productions in the “Big Tent” series. Captured in a custom-designed open-air tent on a baseball field at Oglethorpe University, both films place the audience on stage among the singers.

About those tickets…

Subscriptions are $99 annually and can be purchased on the Atlanta Opera’s website here.

Visit AtlantaOpera.org for more information.

About Sally Henry Fuller

A theatre aficionado with a passion for telling people's stories, Sally Henry Fuller is a performing arts journalist. She has had the privilege of interviewing both local theatre professionals and multi-award-winning celebrities including Carol Burnett, Matthew Morrison, Vanessa Williams, Josh Gad, and Taylor Hicks. With theatre journalism experience since 2011, her work has also been featured on BroadwayWorld.com, the Huffington Post, and the Kennedy Center's American College Theatre Festival.

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