A message from the Artistic Director
A new production of La bohème is always an exciting time for any opera company and also the opera-going public. It’s also a time of great joy because working on La bohème at any time is a wonderful gift that isn’t available to many people.
The Spiegeltent’s fairy lights are twinkling and the music is playing. Take a sneak peek at La bohème.
The director's vision
Gale Edwards explains how she made sense of both the decadence and the destruction in Puccini's La bohème.
Backstage with the bohemians
Guest blogger Caroline Baum sits in on rehearsals for La bohème. Join her as a member of this very exclusive audience.
Meet the cast
Takesha Meshé Kizart (Mimi) and Taryn Feibig (Musetta) talk about the production, their characters, and why La bohème has become one of the best-loved operas of all time.
Dressing the cast
La bohème is set in 1920s Berlin, where flappers and their beaus reigned supreme. View the costume designs, and find out how the Opera Australia Wardrobe Department made them a reality.Learn more