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Opera Idaho Presents: Rigoletto

When jokes go wrong


Sometimes you know when you're going to have a bad day right out of the gate. Maybe you groggily pour tap water into your cereal or, getting dressed, realize you have no clean underwear. Rigoletto, court jester to the Duke of Mantua, realizes his future is less than auspicious when he cracks a bad joke--mocking a man whose daughter the duke has seduced.

Find out how the jester's story ends Friday, Nov. 14, and Sunday, Nov. 16, with Opera Idaho, which is performing Verdi's 1851 masterpiece, Rigoletto, at the Morrison Center.