A two night only comedy opera pop up performance in our local Room & Board furniture showroom at downtown Newbury street showcasing Naomi in the Living Room and The Italian Lesson.

In standard BOC fashion, you'll be close to the action at the chic and cozy Room&Board showroom, with food and drink kicking off the night.


Naomi in the Living Room by Jonathan Bailey Holland

Jonathan Bailey Holland's brilliantly outrageous and hilarious comedy, features one of the most unforgettable heroines of the operatic stage, based on the play by Christopher Durang, Joining Naomi at home is her hapless son, John, and his long-suffering wife, Johnna, who have come for their weekly and torturous visit. Not recommended for children; adult content and language.

The Italian Lesson by Lee Hoiby

A witty, elegant, and sophisticated comedy based on the sparkling monologue by the famed Ruth Draper, one of the most well-known and successful author-performers of her day. Mrs. Clancy, an over-scheduled socialite, mother, and wife, struggles to contain the normal chaos of her day while attempting to delve into Dante's The Divine Comedy with the help of her patient Italian teacher. Needless to say, she doesn't get very far.


Thursday, January 25 - 7:30 pm
Friday, January 26, - 7:30 pm


375 Newbury St,
Boston, MA 02115

Please select a performance


$35 General Admission
$30 Senior Tickets
$18 Student Tickets

Concerns about ticket pricing and accessibility? E-mail us at boxoffice@bocopera.org.