Why See Hungarian State Opera - Mario and the Magician and Bluebeard's Castle?
The US Premiere Of Mario & The Magician
With their historic home venue currently under construction, the world renowned Hungarian State Opera embarks on a historic tour of US shores, bringing the music of their homeland to New York City's Lincoln Center for a strictly limited run this Fall. The 134 year old company debuts a vibrant program of ballet and opera works, including the US premieres of Ferenc Erkel's Bank Ban and Janos Vajda's one-act opera Mario and the Magician.
Rounding off their short David H. Koch residence, the Opera presents an eclectic double bill featuring the 100th Anniversary showcase of Bartok's popular Gothic opera Bluebeard's Castle and the Vajda's aforementioned modern Hungarian classic Mario and the Magician. Based on the German novella by Thomas Mann and set against the backdrop of the rise of fascism in post WWII Germany, Mario and the Magician follows the tyrannical exploits of the titular hunchbacked magician, who hypnotises an entire Italian resort town with disastrous results...
Opening night: 1 November 2018
About New York City Theater: We are an independent show guide not a venue or show. We sell primary, discount and resale tickets and prices may be above or below face value.
Next available performancesView all times and dates
Spread the word
Sound good to you? Share this page on social media and let your friends know about Hungarian State Opera - Mario and the Magician and Bluebeard's Castle at David H Koch Theater.
Keep up to date
I want email news and updates for events in my area! Read how we protect your data.
You might also like
Despite the star-making potential of her part, many actresses would have shied away from the daunting task of stepping into Julia Roberts' shoes. However, Barks' determination to make the role her own shines through at every moment.
Disney's Frozen: The Broadway Musical
Caissie Levy is stunning as Elsa, the beautiful princess with the cursed gift to turn her kingdom into ice, and Patti Murin makes a darling Anna, the earthbound princess whose love for her sister is the only thing that can set Elsa free.
Please note: The term David H Koch Theater and/or Hungarian State Opera - Mario and the Magician and Bluebeard's Castle as well as all associated graphics, logos, and/or other trademarks, tradenames or copyrights are the property of the David H Koch Theater and/or Hungarian State Opera - Mario and the Magician and Bluebeard's Castle and are used herein for factual descriptive purposes only. We are in no way associated with or authorized by the David H Koch Theater and/or Hungarian State Opera - Mario and the Magician and Bluebeard's Castle and neither that entity nor any of its affiliates have licensed or endorsed us to sell tickets, goods and or services in conjunction with their events.