Guess the Opera by its One-Sentence Description

The plots of these famous operas have now been condensed into vague, one-sentence descriptions. Can you guess them all?
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Last updated: May 28, 2023
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Womanizer invites the wrong guy to dinner.
Don Giovanni
Leading lady dies of tuberculosis in the end.
La traviata / La bohème
Vengeful clown sends hit man to kill his boss, it does NOT work.
The best way to a woman's heart is not by getting drunk, but by having very rich, recently-deceased uncles.
L'elisir d'amore
The Illuminati were the good guys the whole time!
Die Zauberflöte
Due to a leap-year loophole, a man is bound to his marauding duties.
The Pirates of Penzance
Woman kills a man who doesn't know the meaning of consent; later kills herself after her true love played dead a little too well...
A couple of kids murder a cannibal inside her own edible house.
Hänsel & Gretel
Mao Zedong invites his guests to watch a very graphic ballet before they leave.
Nixon in China
A strip tease and a head on a platter ends this Biblical opera.
When you get married to a man you don't love, the only option is to stab him to death on your wedding night.
Lucia di Lammermoor
A man almost marries his mother if it weren't for his spatula shaped birthmark.
Le nozze di Figaro
Two men try and cheat on each others' wives to test their wives' faithfulness.
Così fan tutte
A woman waits three years for her husband to come back, only to find out he had a child with another woman and the best name he could come up with was "sorrow" in Italian.
Madama Butterfly
A woman was burned at the stake, so her daughter burned a child in revenge...unrequited love...anvils...actually, good luck with this one.
Il trovatore
Level 66
Jun 3, 2023
I love this quiz, especially the definition with the Illuminati. :) I will nominate it as soon as I get a chance (now I've run out of nominations).