The Barber of Seville Questions and Answers

The Barber of Seville

The Barber of Seville is an 1816 comic opera in two acts by Rossini. Rigoletto is an 1851 tragic opera in three acts by Verdi. The works share few similarities other than plot points involving...

Latest answer posted December 6, 2017 11:13 pm UTC

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The Barber of Seville

I am not certain what you mean about the emphasis on the word "barber" - but the barber in the play is, of course, Figaro. This play is big on word play, puns and double entendre, and some critics...

Latest answer posted March 20, 2010 2:51 am UTC

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