Passion 1983

Opened: May 15, 1983
Closing: August 08, 1983

Passion - 1983 - Broadway History , Info & More

Longacre Theatre (Broadway)
220 West 48th Street New York, NY

Dive into a world of fiery emotions and operatic obsession with Stephen Sondheim's musical masterpiece, Passion. Set in 19th century Italy, the story follows the destructive love affair between Fosca, a lonely and sickly woman, and Giorgio, a handsome young soldier stationed in her hometown. Fosca, fixated on romantic novels and fueled by a vivid imagination, becomes dangerously obsessed with Giorgio.

Their relationship is a whirlwind of passionate encounters, manipulation, and volatile emotions. Fosca's insecurities and possessive nature clash with Giorgio's carefree and commitment-phobic personality. The narrative unfolds through a series of flashbacks and dramatic monologues, revealing the psychological unraveling of both characters as their love spirals out of control.

With a hauntingly beautiful score that blends classical and contemporary influences, Passion is not for the faint of heart. It's a complex exploration of love, obsession, and the destructive power of desire. The music is emotionally charged, with soaring vocals and intricate harmonies that mirror the intensity of the characters' emotions. Through its dark and unsettling themes, Passion leaves a lasting impression, prompting discussions about the nature of love and the potential for obsession to consume even the most passionate hearts.

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What productions of Passion have there been?
Passion has had 1 productions including Broadway which opened in 1983.