The story of Faust is a classic, and still chills the blood of viewers today. Faust is a philosopher who hungers for knowledge
and power, and is willing to pay any price to claim it - even his soul. When he makes a bargain with Mephistopheles for immense
supernatural power, he sows the seeds of his own downfall. Get Faust
tickets to see this story play out.
The legend of Faust can be traced back to Germany in the 1500s, though no one is precisely sure of the story's origins.
In the early Renaissance, it began to be published in small books, and was eventually committed to paper by the German philosopher
Goethe. It has been portrayed on stage and film in innumerable ways, but this national tour of the show is sure to be one
of the finest you've seen.
The San Diego
Civic Theatre is the perfect place to catch a show with the gravitas of Faust. The theater opened in 1965 and has hosted
everything from symphony performances to plays, musicals, comedy shows and more. It's the place to go for high-drama like
you would find in the story of Faust.
Is there any justice? Faust prompts deep questions about man's fallible nature, and whether there are forces that will
correct and punish evil when it is done. Get opera
tickets to see this show on the stage.