Béatrice et Bénédict

Béatrice et Bénédict

Beatrice et Benedict

Opera


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Overview


Synopsis

Héro longingly awaits the return of her fiancee;, Claudio, from war. Meanwhile, Béatrice inquires about and scorns Bénédict. They trade insults and tease each other. Bénédict swears to his friends that he will never marry. Later, Claudio and Pedro scheme to trick Bénédict into marrying Béatrice. Knowing that he is listening, Léonato assures Pedro that Béatrice loves Bénédict. Bénédict decides to pursue her. Héro plays a similar trick on Béatrice. Béatrice ends up falling in love with Bénédict, but refuses to admit it to Héro. Reluctantly, Bénédict agrees to marry Béatrice. Héro and Claudio also marry and everyone lives happily ever after.


Characters

Female

Lead

Soprano

Female

Lead

Mezzo-Soprano

Male

Lead

Tenor



Show Information

Category
Opera
Number of Acts:
2 Acts
Cast Size
medium
Licensor:
None/royalty-free
Casting Notes:
Mostly male cast
Includes young adult, adult, mature adult, late teen, child, early teen, elderly characters

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