Venture through fair Verona’s divided houses as Shakespeare’s sweeping tragedy of star-crossed lovers is brought to life by Gounod’s sumptuous score. The Pensacola Opera Guild and University of West Florida's Leisure Learning co-host the Meet the Artists Luncheons prior to each mainstage production. Pensacola Opera's Maestro Jerome Shannon and Education Director Cody Martin will give an overview of the opera and introduce the principal artists. Excerpts from the upcoming production will be performed by Pensacola Opera's Artists in Residence. Friends and family welcome to attend! Leisure Learning membership is not required to attend. Reservations are required in advance through January 8, 2019. *Not available on the all-inclusive Unlimited Classes option.