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afternoon tea and all the things you didn’t know about opera

saturDAY, march 2, 2024
12:00PM | event in the baskes rotunda

You are cordially invited to join us for an enchanting evening of music and wonder as we delve into the mesmerizing world of opera. Experience the musical genius of Mozart and witness Mary Zimmerman’s The Matchbox Magic Flute come alive on the Goodman stage. It is an awe-inspiring performance that promises to transport you to a world of youthful whimsy and wonder. We will start the journey with relaxed afternoon tea, pastries and petite sandwiches then move into conversation with cast member Monica West (Lady) as we learn more about the fantastical world of opera.

Tickets are $15 for ages 6-12 and $30 for Adults





Phone: 312.443.3800
TTY/TDD: 312.443.3829
Group Sales: 312.443.3815

Open Daily, 12noon – 5pm.

On days with performances, the Box Office walk-up window is open one half-hour after curtain time.


Monica West


About Matchbox Magic Flute

Playful and imaginative, it’s big music in a small space. This “matchbox” presentation of The Matchbox Magic Flute features a cast of 10 and orchestra of five—following the fantastic adventures of Prince Tamino and Princess Pamina.