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Opera in the Outfield - Mozart's Don Giovanni!

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Celebrate the fifth year of free live opera broadcasts at the ballpark with Mozart's masterpiece Don Giovanni on Saturday, September 29. The screening begins at 7 p.m. Regarded as one of the greatest operas ever composed, Mozart weaves the tale of the legendary rake Don Juan into a comically lighthearted (yet deadly serious) musical masterpiece. "A dark Giovanni of depth, beauty" (The Washington Times).

The forecast looks good! We don't have a definite leader yet - Richard has agreed to coordinate a bit but he'll need some help. This seems like a pretty easy event to pull off if a couple people can just bring a sign. They may also give groups of 10 or more reserved seats - and notice on the scoreboard! - so let's see how this develops during the week and we'll start a discussion among those who are going.

Arrive early to Nationals Park to enjoy entertainment and activities including:

Stage Fighting Demonstrations, led by Robb Hunter (Don Giovanni Fight Master and Professor of Theatre, American University) A screening of the Warner Bros. cartoon "What's Opera, Doc?," starring Bugs Bunny and his nemesis Elmer Fudd Chances to win prizes, including tickets to Kennedy Center performances Here's the link ( for more information.

Take Metro's Green Line to Navy Yard station- it's just a half block from Nationals Park. And remember, Metro has more than 57,000 parking spaces at its stations.


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