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lies like truth | Take Me Out To The Opera

San Francisco Opera’s Opera in the Ballpark event is one of the best things about living in San Francisco. I’ve been to every single simulcast, which the company presents once a year at the Giants’ home stadium on the waterfront to tens of thousands of people for free. And it’s always a memorable evening.

This year’s offering — Rigoletto — will stand out for me for a few reasons.

Ok, so I don’t much care for the grandiose nineteenth century Italian operatic warhorses. But this year, I decided for the first time to see the production twice: I experienced Verdi’s chef d’oeuvre from the comfort of an orchestra seat on opening night a couple of weeks ago in a Michael Kors cocktail dress and Prada heels, and then this past weekend on the baseball diamond in jeans and sneakers surrounded by

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