L’occasione fa il ladro

by Gioachino Rossini

L'occasione fa il ladro Poster

OTYC is proud to present an adapted version of L’occasione fa il ladro, a one-act opera by Rossini. This story is about a stolen identity: Berenice, played by Sophie, is engaged to marry Count Alberto, who she has never met. However, two suitors show up at her house, both claiming to be Alberto. It’s up to you to figure out who is the real Alberto and who is the impostor. Keep your eyes and ears open as we invite you into the world of Rossini’s L’occasione fa il ladro!

Performances will be at 8 pm on Thursday, February 23, 7 pm on Friday, February 24, and 6 pm on Saturday, February 25 in the Pauli Murray Lighten Theater.

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Performance Dates & Times

February 24, 2023 - 7:00pm

February 25, 2023 - 6:00pm


Lighten Theater

Venue Accessibility: 
Lobby is accessible via building entrance by the north Sachem Street gate. Upper lobby and balcony seating is located on the ground level. Lower lobby and stage level seating is accessible via an elevator. Facilities are located on both levels.

Patron Information

This performance is open to asymptomatic patrons with an up-to-date COVID-19 vaccination. Patrons should carry vaccination documentation and be prepared to show it if asked.

Yale-approved masks  are required for all audience members.


Ava Dadvand

Production Team

Musical Director
Stage Manager
Costume Designer
Stage Manager
Jaimee Nguyen
Stage Manager
Benjamin Sommer
Stage Manager
Liana Schmitter-Emerson