Join Chicago Fringe Opera for an evening of jazz coupled with Leonard Bernstein’s Trouble in Tahiti. This casual soiree will begin and end with a jazz sets featuring vocal and instrumental standards. Cocktails and mingling are encouraged.

Written in 1951, Trouble in Tahiti examines the souring relationship between a suburban American couple as they struggle to achieve the American dream, only to realize that their quest for possessions is no substitute for a deep personal connection.


Artistic Team



“This is not an airbrushed show. These are raw performances by a young and daring company. This show is perfect for the new-comer to opera. ”

Chicago Stage Standard

“Chicago Fringe Opera immediately weaves a spell with low lighting and sultry jazz music...”

New City Stage


Supported by The MacArthur Funds for Arts and Culture at The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation, The CityArts Grant from the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events, & the Illinois Arts Council Agency. Chicago Fringe Opera is an Opera America Partner.