Where the wild things are
Join the Washington National Opera for a glorious adventure as they present this fantastically whimsical production of Mozart's final opera, designed by beloved Childen's illustrator Maurice Sendak. Rich and vibrant, this fairy tale weaves an exciting adventure with the composer's playful score, creating an experience that will delight the whole family
What is the story?
Pursued by a serpent in a strange land between the sun and the moon, handsome Prince Tamino soon finds himself at the center of a wild escapade when he is saved by the strange handmaidens of the commanding Queen of the Night. Sent on a mission to save the Queen's captured daughter Pamina with a magic flute and bumbling servant Papageno, Prince Tamino's trials have just begun as he loses his heart to the Princess and comes to realize that the nature of good and evil in this odd place may not be as clear as they first appear.