Hitting it out of the Park: The Marriage of Figaro at the Ballpark

Mozart’s classic, The Marriage of Figaro, was greeted with joy by over 30,000 spectators at the AT&T Park along with some 3,000 audience members in the War Memorial Opera House.

Over 2,000 tweets from fans and the performers give a view of the experience, tagged #FigaroSF:

Backstage, there was some explanation:

And expectation:

The crowd had a great time:

At intermission, there was even a marriage proposal:


During the second intermission at the Opera House, Director of Production Daniel Knapp answered questions tweeted with the hashtag #opencurtain, while tweeters were thrilled to see their posts on the big board:

Thanks to all who came out for Opera at the Ballpark!
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