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Demystifying Opera

Posted at 12:44 PM on October 14, 2011 by Rex Levang

Here's a fun piece of marketing from the Seattle Opera. You may smile even if you don't know much about opera--though real opera buffs will be the ones who are, as they say, ROFL.

It poses the question, What if Carmen were on Facebook?