The Perfect Night Out or Weekend Getaway


For 40 years, Charlottesville Opera has been the foremost professional opera company in beautiful Charlottesville, Virginia. Presenting opera and musical theater at The Paramount Theater, located in the heart of Charlottesville's beautiful and historic Downtown Mall, Charlottesville Opera gives audience members from near and far a wonderful way to enjoy a city that has been named one of the best college towns in America by Time Magazine, and lauded for its restaurants, wine, and stunning natural setting by major magazines and newspapers including EsquireWine EnthusiastUSA Today, and the Huffington Post. Planning a night out? You can find restaurants that offer our audience members special deals here. From out of town and want to get away for the weekend? You can learn more about Charlottesville and find local accommodations and other activities nearby to make your mini-vacation a hit.

"But what if I'm not familiar with opera?" Charlottesville Opera presents opera and musical theater that is accessible for audiences of all ages and musical backgrounds. With surtitles in English for all operas and productions that are less than three hours long, our productions are a perfect introduction to opera newbies. Want to learn more before you attend one of our shows? Find out some basic info here.


Photo: South Pacific (2016) by Janet Moore-Coll.