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Join us as we explore the world with epically-unexpected offerings that can only be described as INsidious — INspiring — INtriguing — INtense — INquisitive — INfamous — INsightful — INdulging. Be IN. Get IN.

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Single Tickets

FALLUJAH

World Premiere 

The first opera about the Iraq war experience follows mothers and sons as they search for hope and healing in the aftermath of the Iraq war that changed their relationships forever. This inspiring, mind-opening, and moving opera is by Canadian composer, Tobin Stokes and award-winning Iraqi American playwright, Heather Raffo.

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HOPE AND HEALING 

Event with at the VA Hospital

Join us on February 20th, at 4pm at the VA Hospital Long Beach to explore hope and healing through an opera about aftermath of war and PTSD. Hear music excerpts from LBO's the upcoming world premiere of FALLUJAH and meet Veterans, artists and the cast from LBO's world premiere. 

 


THE 2016 SEASON

Candide

Candide

Voltaire's insidious satire about "the best of all possible worlds" in Bernstein's witty score.
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Fallujah

Fallujah

This US Premiere is inspired by the life and work of a US Marine and his Iraq War experience.
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La Voix Humaine

La Voix Humaine

A woman. A broken heart. A telephone. On a late night, an intense phone conversation reaches a surprising conclusion.
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The News

The News

This brilliant Video-Opera by the "the Andy Warhol of new music" is a funny-serious sendup of TV news.
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LBO is currently seeking volunteers for the 2016 season and other special opera-related events. Positions include: ushers, host/hostess, program distributors, box office, survey collectors, etc. Click here and sign up to be a volunteer today!

Housing for artists needed

We are in need of host-housing for our 2016 season productions!  For more info, please send an email to production with the subject: 2016 Season Host Housing. 

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