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This production contains depictions of violence, including violence against women, sexual violence, murder and suicide.

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Presented by: Opera Australia

Opera comes to Margaret Court Arena for the first time ever, in Opera Australia's new five-star production of Tosca.

Opera’s greatest thriller is a taut tale of passion and betrayal, taking place over just 24 hours in Rome. Renowned prima donna Tosca is in love with Cavaradossi, a painter and revolutionary. When the sadistic Chief of Police Scarpia tries to crush them, our heroine finds the strength to do the unspeakable.

Puccini’s music is sensational: when the final note rings into silence, and you pick your jaw up off the floor, you’ll feel an extraordinary emotional release.

Tosca is the perfect first taste of opera, and one opera lovers return to again and again, to experience how music can bring great stories to emotional highs. Tosca has it all: romance, action and an unforgettable ending.

Performed in the Margaret Court Arena with all the drama and scale of an epic theatrical experience, this will be very special night at the opera.

CAST & CREATIVES

Conductor Garry Walker

Director Edward Dick

Tosca Karah Son (May 24, 26 & 29), Nadine Benjamin MBE (May 25, 28 & 30)

Cavaradossi Diego Torre (May 24, 26 & 29), Young Woo Kim (May 25, 28 & 30)

Scarpia Robert Hayward (May 24, 26 & 29), Warwick Fyfe (May 25, 28 & 30)

Public transport is the quickest and easiest way to get to and from Margaret Court Arena.
The Melbourne & Olympic Parks precinct is a 10 to 15-minute walk from the CBD via Birrarung Marr or the Tanderrum Bridge.
Trains, trams and buses operate frequently, dropping you right at the door of the precinct.

Read more about public transport options.

Car
Guests attending the precinct can access the Eastern Plaza Carpark via Entrance D (Olympic Boulevard). We strongly recommend pre-booking your parking. Bookings close at midnight the night before the event. Drive-up spaces are limited and subject to availability.

Rates:
Event Day Parking (Pre-Booked): $20 Event Day Parking (Drive Up): $30 Frequently Asked Questions

Taxi & Rideshare
A taxi rank is available next to The Oval on Olympic Boulevard. This is close to all venues and a safe and efficient way to hail a taxi.

The pick-up and drop off point for rideshare services, such as Uber, is out the front of John Cain Arena on Olympic Boulevard. We encourage guests not to order their rideshare service until they have reached the pick-up point to avoid causing congestion along Olympic Boulevard.

Water Taxi
Melbourne Water Taxis operate on the Yarra River seven days per week. Water taxis deliver guests to a docking platform opposite Rod Laver Arena. They can accommodate parties of up to 12 people and need to be pre-booked. For more information, or to make a booking, click here.

Accessible seating
Accessible seating must be pre-booked via Ticketek’s Accessible Bookings Hotline:

Reach them by phone on (03) 9286 1208 or;
Submit a request to be contacted online here.

Accessible parking
Accessible parking must be pre-booked via Ticketek’s Accessible Bookings Hotline: Reach them by phone on (03) 9286 1208

We recommend parking is booked in advance to avoid disappointment. Please note, there are a limited number of accessible parking bays located at John Cain Arena (on Olympic Boulevard).

Accessible car parking may be available to purchase online here.

Drop off areas
Reduced mobility guests can be dropped off in the Northern Carpark via Entrance A (Batman Avenue) or Easter Plaza Carpark via Entrance D (Olympic Boulevard).

All visitors have 20 minutes to drop off or pick up guests. Please note, exceeding this time may result in parking charges.

Ramps & Access
Guests with reduced mobility can access Melbourne & Olympic Park venues via Olympic Boulevard or the Rod Laver Arena and John Cain Arena tram stops.

There are ramps throughout the precinct, as well as lifts in all venues, and all turnstiles have an accessible entry option for those who need it.

Fri 24 May - Thu 30 May 2024
Margaret Court Arena, Melbourne, VIC