This famously tragic play-within-a-play tells the heartbreaking story of betrayal and jealousy in an Italian commedia dell’arte troupe.
Theater and reality collide in a dramatic climax of operatic proportions when Canio discovers his wife has eyes for another actor. “Laugh, clown, at your broken love!” he exclaims in one of opera’s most legendary tenor arias.
DON’T MISS the return of world renowned tenor Carl Tanner to the Austin Stage. His Canio at the New York City Opera was admiringly described as “the performance of a lifetime.”