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Protagonist Calaf, his aging father Timur, and Timur’s nurse, Liu, visit the hall where they hang the mug shots of the dearly beheaded. Photo by Cory Weaver.

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Liu begs Calaf to reconsider his quest for the cruel princess Turandot’s hand.
Photo by Cory Weaver.

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Turandot’s head henchmen, Ping, Pang, and Pong, do their fair share of pencil-pushing while wishing they worked for a kinder dynasty.
Photo by Cory Weaver.

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The townspeople carry the memory of their princess’s many spurned suitors.
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The court assembles to judge Calaf’s answers to Princess Turandot’s cryptic riddles.
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The Emporer Altoum, Turandot’s father, presides over the riddle rite.
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At last, Turandot yields to Calaf and grants him her hand.
Photo by Cory Weaver.

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