Rigoletto, the hunchbacked court jester wants revenge. His beloved daughter, Gilda, has been abducted and seduced by the Duke and he hires a hit-man to assassinate him. Tragedy prevails in Verdi's masterpiece of love, lust and betrayal. Based on Hugo's Le roi s'amuse
. First performed at La Fenice in Venice on 11 March 1851
Archive :: production:T01196578975, opera or operetta:S2071, venue:V856
New Production set in the White House during the Kennedy era. An exciting new look at this well-known opera. . Sung in Italian with English surtitles. Running time 2 hours 30 minutes.