About the Show/Event
Find the best Orphee opera or operetta tickets at London Coliseum, West End. Orphee is the first of a trilogy of music theatre pieces that Philip Glass wrote in the 1990s based on films by Jean Cocteau. Orphee - Orpheus transformed into a trendy French poet - goes on his journey into the afterlife, accompanied by Philip Glass's mesmeric music. Performed in English.
Approximate runtime 160minutes (including any interval).
Performers Nicholas Lester (Orphee), Sarah Tynan (Eurydice), Jennifer France (Princess), Nicky Spence (Heurtebise), Anthony Gregory (Cegeste), Clive Bayley (Judge/Commissaire), Simon Shibambu (Poet), Rachael Lloyd (Aglanice), William Morgan (Reporter).
Music Philip Glass. Producer English National Opera. Conductor Geoffrey Paterson. Director Netia Jones. Costume Netia Jones. Design Netia Jones (video). Translation Netia Jones. Design Lizzie Clachan. Lighting Lucy Carter. Translation Emma Jenkins.