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Monday, August 24, 2009

Speechless

Press release from San Francisco Opera announcing a Ladies' Night at the Opera (I added that apostrophe), for the Tuesday, Sept. 22 performance of Il Trovatore. Ticket prices are lower than usual at $27-$150 and the offer includes a wine and cheese reception at 6:30 p.m. It's described as a "social networking event." If you want to buy a ticket through this offer, go to http://www.sfopera.com/offer and enter LNITE10.

15 comments:

L. Strether said...

The Gockley era is now in full-effect.

Fellas, don't worry! We'll have a special night for you featuring Scotch and cigars (although there won't be a discount, or even a performance, since we're holding it at the Bohemian Grove- I mean, opera is for the ladies, right?)

calimac said...

It's described as a "social networking event."

God forbid anyone should be there to, like, listen to the opera.

Lisa Hirsch said...

Lol and lol!

pjwv said...

Sweet Jesus, that's the performance I bought a ticket to! They really ought to warn us if they're going to pull crap like this.

And no one is offering me discounts.

Lisa Hirsch said...

I suppose you could contact them and ask for a credit for the difference!

pjwv said...

Uh, wouldn't I have to be a lady to get the discount? Are they going to start gender testing at the ticket office?

Lisa Hirsch said...

"Pat" Vaz. And I hardly think they can deny you a discount, can they?

pjwv said...

It's Pat! Uh, yeah, I'm pretty sure they can deny me a discount.

This has left me unreasonably irritated. Well, I hope it's "unreasonably."

Lisa Hirsch said...

Not sure it would be legal to deny you the discount!

Anonymous said...

It's illegal to deny you the discount, according to CA law (on the basis of gender). However, if you'll note, there actually is NOT a discount on this offer - they're full-priced tickets. Lisa, the $27-$150 price range IS the normal price range for a Tuesday night!!

L. Strether said...

When is "Cougar Night"?

Lisa Hirsch said...

I'll post as soon as I have the press release.

pjwv said...

They must be limiting the seating to certain sections then, since Premium Orchestra is at least $200 on a Tuesday night. So don't get too excited, Ladies!

Ambassador, "Cougar Night" made me laugh.

Daniel Wolf said...

Lisa --

if you ever hear in advance of Bat Night (and I'm not talking Fledermaus), let me know...

Lisa Hirsch said...

There've been moments at the opera when a bat would have come in very handy.