Photos & Video: Get a First Look at THE MATCHBOX MAGIC FLUTE at Goodman Theatre

The Tony Award-winning director’s world-premiere-in-miniature adaptation of Mozart’s magical family-friendly opera is extending its run!

By: Feb. 19, 2024
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Goodman Theatre Manilow Resident Director Mary Zimmerman’s newest production, The Matchbox Magic Flute, opens tonight is and extending its run a second time.

Get a first look at photos and video!

The Tony Award-winning director’s world-premiere-in-miniature adaptation of Mozart’s magical family-friendly opera features a 15-member company (10 actors and five musicians) and marks Zimmerman’s 18th production over a three-decade Goodman artistic affiliation. Prince Tamino (Billy Rude) embarks on a journey to rescue Princess Pamina (Marlene Fernandez)—the daughter of the Queen of the Night (Emily Rohm)—all with the help of a magical flute. Audiences aged 8+ will enjoy the fantastical characters coming to life in this hero’s quest, revealing that things are not always as they seem. The Matchbox Magic Flute appears February 10 – March 24.

Photo credit: Liz Lauren 

Photos & Video: Get a First Look at THE MATCHBOX MAGIC FLUTE at Goodman Theatre
(Standing, L-R) Tina Muñoz Pandya, Lauren Molina, Monica West and Russell Mernagh. (On ground) Billy Rude

Photos & Video: Get a First Look at THE MATCHBOX MAGIC FLUTE at Goodman Theatre
Tina Muñoz Pandya, Shawn Pfautsch, Reese Parish, Emily Rohm, Monica West and Lauren Molin

Photos & Video: Get a First Look at THE MATCHBOX MAGIC FLUTE at Goodman Theatre
Marlene Fernandez, Keanon Kyles, Lauren Molina and Reese Parish

Photos & Video: Get a First Look at THE MATCHBOX MAGIC FLUTE at Goodman Theatre
Russell Mernagh, Dave Belden and Emily Rohm

Photos & Video: Get a First Look at THE MATCHBOX MAGIC FLUTE at Goodman Theatre
Russell Mernagh and Keanon Kyles. (Front, L-R) Billy Rude and Marlene Fernandez




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