Among the many partnerships that the Opera and the entertainment business have there is one in particular which is dedicated to children. Just a few know that Opera has been cited on several occasions in the cartoons. It 'appeared, for example, in two episodes of the Looney Tunes. The famous Bugs Bunny, in fact, was involved in two shorts related to the subject!
The first short film, directed by Chuck Jones, was released in theaters in 1950. Rabbit of Seville starring Bugs and his friend Elmer whom, during their chase, end up entering into an amphitheater where is being presented The Barber of Seville. Between one gag and the other they end up to perform the entire opera by Gioacchino Rossini. Obviously Figaro is played by the hilarious rabbit.Add a comment