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The Flying Dutchman

The Flying Dutchman

October 21, 2018, 2:00 pm at Wortham Center's Brown Theater

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Presented by Houston Grand Opera

A haunting love story.

 

Every seven years, the Dutchman comes ashore for a chance to break the curse that binds him to the desolate seas. His quest for true love leads him to Senta, a captain's daughter who has been obsessing over a mystifying portrait of him. When the two meet, the Dutchman is hopeful, but Senta must decide between her arranged marriage and her overpowering love for the Dutchman.

HGO's first Wagner opera since the four-part Ring cycle, this new production of The Flying Dutchman heightens the dramatic elements of the famous legend of a cursed ghost ship and features Andrzej Dobber in the title role.


Sung in German with projected English translation Appropriate for all ages | 2 hours and 20 minutes, no intermission

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Additional performances of The Flying Dutchman

Friday, October 19, 2018 at 7:00 pm 

Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 7:30 pm 

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at 7:30 pm 

Friday, November 2, 2018 at 7:30 pm 

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Box Office

Where you buy your tickets to Wortham Center performances depends on what performances you would like to attend. Houston Ballet and Houston Grand Opera sell tickets to their shows. Tickets for all other performances can be purchased through Houston First Ticketing.

When purchasing tickets, motorists are encouraged to use the ticket-buyer parking zone on Prairie Street, between Smith and Bagby. Parking is free for 20 minutes in the specified curbside location.


Houston First Ticketing Services

  • Location – Wortham Center, 550 Prairie 
  • Hours – 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday (and 3 hours before curtain on the day of the event)
  • Purchase tickets online
  • Phone – 832.487.7041

Houston Ballet

  • Location – Wortham Center, 550 Prairie 
  • Hours – 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday, and 90 minutes before each performance
  • Purchase tickets online
  • Phone – 713.227.ARTS (2787) - (Subscriptions and Single Tickets)
  • Phone – 713.535.3245 (Groups of 10 or more)

Houston Grand Opera

  • Location – Wortham Center, 550 Prairie 
  • Hours – 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday, 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Saturday
    and 90 minutes before each performance
  • Purchase ticket online
  • Phone – 713.228.6737 (Subscriptions and Single Tickets)
  • Phone – 713.546.0248 (Groups of 10 or more)

Da Camera of Houston 

  • Location – 1402 Sul Ross
  • Hours – 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday. Tickets may be purchased at the Wortham Center 90 minutes before the performance
  • Purchase tickets online
  • Phone – 713.524.5050 (Subscriptions, Single Tickets, and Groups of 10 or More)

Mercury

  • Location – 2311 Canal Street, Suite 202
  • Hours - 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday. Tickets may be purchased at the Wortham Center 90 minutes before the performance
  • Purchase tickets online
  • Phone – 713.533.0080

Society for the Performing Arts

  • Location – Jones Hall, 615 Louisiana (Courtyard Level)
  • Hours – 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m., Monday - Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Saturday (Saturday hours only during SPA season), and 90 minutes before each performance at Jones Hall or Wortham Center
  • Purchase tickets online
  • Phone – 713.227.4SPA (4772) - Subscriptions and Single Tickets
  • Phone – 713.632.8113 (Groups of 15 or more)

 

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