February 8~ First Opera in North America

On February 8, 1735, a ballad opera called “Flora” premiered in Charleston, South Carolina, in a makeshift theatre — going down in recorded history as the first opera of any kind to be produced in North America.
http://www.npr.org/2011/05/20/136469565/flora-an-18th-century-british-invasion
https://gratefulamericanfoundation.com/11274/

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