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You've Heard the Hype, Now Meet the #HypeTeam

Oct 1, 2018 3:56:30 PM
By BLO Staff


What happens when you give members of your audience permission to live post about an opera? Comic genius, GIFs galour, and a social media powerhouse.

Our Hype Team is taking over for another season. Brace for epic posts to Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook all while learning more about the long time tradition of opera and theater.

Want to feel like a rebel? Use your phone in the theater by joining the Hype Team.

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Meet some of our hype-stars and see what they want to share about The Barber of Seville :


Make way for the factotum Della Twitter y’all! It’s #BarberBLO ... but on your phone ... in quippy 280 character hot takes.@0eritter0


Boston! We are stupid lucky to have @dcecima singing Rosina! Come out and support #BarberBLO. – @moserbess


#BarberBLO has got me looking forward to trills for dayz #trill Melismasare the only runs I want to hear about #RossiniIsNotJustADrink – @perseusiscool


I love Rossini and Il Barbiere di Siviglia is his eponymous opera. I am very exited about this show! – @galenes


This will be my third season as a member of the hype team… Got my bitmojis and gif game ready to play!!@mmm_jackiez


"Figaro figaro figaro! I finally get to use an iconic Bugs Bunny opera reference in a tweet!@PeaceBang


Will true love win? Will musical passion lead to Romantic bliss? tune in to #BarberBLO – @jlionrawr


#BarberBLO I'm so excited to see this Opera. I know the music and simply love it! I've never seen The Barber of Seville so this is will be a real treat for me!@beboss01


Berta is NOT here for all this mess and nonesense #BarberBLO #questapazzaindeed – @AllyBenSoprano


"The Barber of Seville is the perfect introduction to opera for a new fan! The music is beautiful, the story is humorous, and @bostlyricopera will provide gorgeous visuals as well. Can't wait for #BarberBLO in October! – @conmartin


I'm an opera lover, arts professional, and veteran #HypeTeam member, and I'm excited to hype up THE big Italian opera of the year in Boston! – @MorganChalue


Been live tweeting since #CarmenBLO & I can't wait to tweet about Figaro's adventures in #BarberBLO – @DryBertini

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 BLO Barber Hype Team

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