The cast says its amazing to see the children’s faces light up with excitement as they enjoy the show. The Pinocchio show started touring in early September of 2019, making its way around different schools in the area. For more than 40 years, Tri-Cities opera resident artists have been visiting schools across the state and northern Pennsylvania to present children’s operas and concerts. Last year the opera told the tale of Goldie Locks and the Three Bears. “At such a young age they should be exposed to music, theater, and art so it’s important they get to see something like this.” said Gina Moscato who performs multiple roles in the opera. JOHNSON CITY (WBNG) — Artists from Tri-Cities Opera treated students at Johnson City elementary school to an operatic experience, telling them classic childhood story of Pinocchio.