The stars of Tulsa Opera’s baseball-themed Rigoletto were interviewed by Jason Heilman for Classical Tulsa. The full interviews are set to air on Friday, but we’ve got a couple of clips that won’t be on the show. Check them out below!

First up, Todd Thomas talks about playing Rigoletto as a father:

And next, director Jim Robinson talks about why we’re fascinated by dark stories like this one:

Want to hear more? The show will play Friday, October 9, at noon CDT on 88.7 FM and stream simultaneously at

Want to be a part of opera history? There’s still time to get your tickets for Rigoletto at ONEOK Field, the first opera to be performed with live singers in front of a live audience in America since the pandemic shut down all live performances in the spring. Tickets start at only $25. Don’t miss out!