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Family Series: Pinocchio. Nov. 16, 22 and 23 at Opera Central. Utilizing music from Mozart, Offenbach, Verdi and Donizetti – with easily-understood lyrics in English — John Davies’ one-hour adaptation of Pinocchio is the ideal introduction to opera for young people. A fast-moving showcase of operatic storytelling, kid-style, it’s a colorful, fun-filled re-telling of the beloved tale of a wooden puppet who learns, through a series of misadventures, that lying does not pay. Suitable for all ages.