From sets to singers, so much goes into each  production on Lyric's stage-here are just a few of the statistics that make the brand-new Barber of Seville so special!

Lyric's new production of Rossini's classic romantic farce The Barber of Seville  is a marvel, with even scene changes earning applause from the audience. From sets to singers, so much goes into each  production on Lyric's stage—here are just a few of the statistics that make the brand-new Barber of Seville  so special!

Water

300 gallons of water to fill up the pool in Dr. Bartolo's house in Act 1. And it takes 4 hours to change the water for each performance.

Figaros

26 (at least!)  "Figaros" in the famous "Largo al factotum" aria (Figaro! Figaro! Figaro!)

Musicians

63 musicians in Barber's pit orchestra-including a guitar and harpsichord!

Hats

47 absolutely fabulous hats

Swords

22 swords wielded by Almaviva and the soldiers

Chorus

20 Lyric Opera Chorus members doubling as Almaviva's band and as soldiers

Chandeliers

5 beautiful wrought iron chandeliers

Disguises

3 disguises Almaviva undertakes in his wooing of Rosina

Dip

1 romantic dip

Shirtless

0 opportunities to see Nathan Gunn take off his shirt. But he does rock a deep v!

Performances

5 performances left! Don't miss the best Barber ever!