Press Release: The Shining Sold Out!

This just in from the Minnesota Opera:

Minnesota Opera’s The Shining is Sold Out
Standing room tickets just released

MINNEAPOLIS (April 20, 2016) – Minnesota Opera is excited to announce that
reserved seating of its new opera, The Shining, is entirely sold out. With less than three
weeks to go before the curtain rises on Minnesota Opera’s final show of the season, all
7,056 seats across The Shining’s four performances are sold out and only standing room
tickets remain.

Artistic Director Dale Johnson said, “Achieving this milestone with our new production
of The Shining so far in advance of opening is an incredible way to conclude our
2015-2016 season, and underscores the immense excitement and energy surrounding this
ground-breaking opera. We extend our gratitude and appreciation to the Twin Cities
community for their loyalty and support of Minnesota Opera’s artistic vision.”

Based on the 1977 best-selling novel by Stephen King, The Shining is a highly
anticipated new opera by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Paul Moravec and librettist
Mark Campbell. The Shining runs for four performances May 7-15, 2016. Standing
room tickets are $28 and can only be purchased by calling the Minnesota Opera Ticket
Office at 612-333-6669, Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

To learn more about The Shining, please visit There you will
find a full synopsis, artist biographies, background notes, audio clips, set and costume
renderings, ticketing services and other company information.


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