The Tales of
April 26 - 28, 2024
Tacoma Opera invites you to explore the complexities of attraction in our production of Jacques Offenbach's compelling opera, The Tales of Hoffmann. This fantastical journey delves into the depths of the human psyche, exposing the vulnerabilities and desires that unite and divide us.
Follow Hoffmann, a poet who navigates a series of enthralling encounters that recount love affairs with three captivating women. In the process, the opera unearths the impact of expectations that society places upon women, reflecting on often marginalized roles and their effect on culture. Our extraordinary cast skillfully brings to life a collision of the real world and imagination, offering a poignant portrayal of love, loss and resilience amidst societal pressures.
Join us for an unforgettable performance that transcends the boundaries of time and space while shedding light on the enduring journey toward understanding and self-discovery.