About the Show/Event
Find the best Orpheus in the Underworld opera or operetta tickets at London Coliseum, West End. Orpheus' trip to the Underworld to recover Eurydice. First performed in 1858 and perhaps the first ever full-length classical operetta, this opera is perhaps most famous for the 'Can Can', or as it is properly called, 'The Infernal Gallop'. Performed in English.
Approximate runtime 160minutes (including any interval).
Performers Ed Lyon (Orpheus), Claudia Boyle (Eurydice), Lucia Lucas (Public Opinion), Williard White (Jupiter), Robert Hayward (Jupiter Nov 21/26/28), Alex Otterburn (Pluto), Alan Oke (John Styx), Keel Watson (Mars), Idunnu Munch (Venus), Mary Bevan (Diana).
Music Offenbach. Lyrics Ludivoc Halevy. Lyrics Hector-Jonathan Cremieux. Producer English National Opera. Conductor Sian Edwards. Conductor Valentina Peleggi (Nov 1/26/28). Director Emma Rice (English Book). Design Lizzie Clachan. Costume Lez Brotherston. Lighting Malcolm Rippeth. Choreographer Ella Murfitt. Lyrics Tom Morris (English Lyrics). Director Matthew Monaghan (Associate Director).